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Doctors pledge to become medical cannabis prescribers at MCCS conference

This week (Wednesday 13 November) we proudly bought together leading Medical Cannabis experts and healthcare professionals to our conference, ‘Medical Cannabis in Practice: Prescribing, practicalities and the patient experience’. During the event, doctors pledged to become medical cannabis prescribers, to access education and explore and contribute to the evidence base for medical cannabis treatments at […]

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Hilary Latham – my cancer journey with medical cannabis

Hilary Latham from York uses medical cannabis treatment as part of her cancer treatment. Here, she tells her story. In September 2009 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. One mastectomy later I was told the operation had been a success. I was one of the lucky ones… or so I thought. Ten years later, in […]

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Hannah Deacon – fighting for access to medical cannabis 

Hannah Deacon, Executive Director, whose son, Alfie Dingley was the first patient in the UK to receive a permanent cannabis licence, tells her story. When Alfie was born, he spent the first four months of his life in hospital, lived on and off life support and experienced his first seizure at just eight months old. […]

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New Speakers Announced: Prescribing, Practicalities & The Patient Experience

Join the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society at this exciting conference for clinicians interested in becoming prescribers and for sector professionals and others interested in the growth of access and the reality of medical cannabis in the UK today. At Medical Cannabis in Practice: Prescribing, practicalities and the patient experience, you’ll learn from those at the heart […]

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Join The MCCS at the Hemp & CBD Expo This Saturday

Chair Prof Mike Barnes, Vice-Chair, Dr Dani Gordon & Committee Member, GP Dr Leon Barron join Dr Christian Jessen & Dr Callie Seaman on The Medical Panel this weekend. On Saturday 14 September from 12:45pm, the panel will take to the Business Pro Stage to explore medical cannabis in the UK today. Find out more […]

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Upcoming Events

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society Executive Committee can often be found speaking at conferences all over the world. Find out where to find them. Upcoming conferences 14 September 2019, Birmingham The Hemp & CBD Expo Speaking: Professor Mike Barnes, Dr Dani Gordon, Dr Leon Barron 21 September 2019, University of Limerick Medical Cannabis Symposium Speaking: […]

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UK MCCS response to draft nice guidelines & NHS barriers to access review

THE MEDICAL CANNABIS CLINICIANS SOCIETY RESPONSES TO: Draft NICE guidelines into Cannabis-based medicinal products Barriers to accessing cannabis-based products for medicinal use on NHS prescription, commissioned by Matt Hancock MP Draft NICE guidelines into Cannabis-based medicinal products Reviewing the guidelines, Prof Mike Barnes, leading medical cannabis expert and Chair of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society said, […]

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Early Bird Tickets Now Available For Our 13 November Conference

Join the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society at this exciting conference for clinicians interested in becoming prescribers and for sector professionals and others interested in the growth of access and the reality of medical cannabis in the UK today. At Medical Cannabis in Practice: Prescribing, practicalities and the patient experience, you’ll learn from those at the heart […]

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Meet the UK’s first medical cannabis clinicians during European cannabis week

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society’s mission is to provide clinicians with the education, evidence, expert support network and licensed product information they need to safely and confidently prescribe medical cannabis to patients in the UK. At our informal event on Wednesday 26 June – during European Cannabis Week – licensed producers, investors and those interested […]

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News Developments for The MCCS

Since publishing recommendations and guidance with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Cannabis under Prescription in November 2018, the Society has been working hard to develop its terms of reference, education programme and other membership benefits. With a new website in development, over the coming months the Society will be sharing further information, advice and […]

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