UK: Anger as government refuse Edinburgh boy ‘life-changing’ treatment through NHS

A furious mother has blasted the government for refusing her son access to life-changing cannabis-based medication, despite support from GPs. Reports Edinburgh News

Without regular doses of the cannabis-based drug Bedrolite eight-year-old Murray Gray’s violent epileptic seizures will return, says mother, Karen Gray.

Before using Bedrolite Murray has hundreds of seizures each day but daily dosage of the medication, bought from the Netherlands and prescribed by a private clinical, completely stopped the fits.

Seizure free for more than two years the £1400 monthly treatment is something the young boy cannot live without but medical costs have driven his Edinburgh based family into financial turmoil.

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