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Professor Mike Barnes

Professor Mike Barnes MD FRCP, Neurologist and Rehabilitation Physician (Chair)

As the first UK doctor to successfully negotiate a prescription for medical cannabis from the government (in the case of Alfie Dingley), Professor Barnes is recognised as a powerful and influential voice in medical cannabis policy in Europe.

Dr Dani Gordon

Dr Dani Gordon MD CCFP ABOIM ABIHM Integrative Medicine & Cannabis Medicine Consultant (Vice-Chair)

Dr Gordon is a world-leading expert in CBD, cannabis medicine, brain wellness & stress resilience. She is an educator and consultant for clinical research in cannabinoid medicine working with global researchers.

Hannah Deacon

Hannah Deacon Patient Advocate (Executive Director)

A dedicated patient advocate, Hannah fights to overcome barriers to medical cannabis in the UK, supporting better education to ensure patients right across the country get the access they need and the help they deserve.

Dr Edmund Bonikowski

Dr Edmund Bonikowski FRCP MRCGP, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

Dr Bonikowski has authored leading medical cannabis education programmes and is dedicated to mentoring and supporting medical cannabis clinicians.

Dr Leon Barron

Dr Leon Barron BSc MB BS MRCGP, General Practitioner

Dr Barron is dedicated to improving people’s quality of life through access to medical cannabis. As a GP, Dr Barron works to highlight the benefits of opening up prescribing options to encompass primary care clinicians.

Dr Elie Okirie

Dr Elie Okirie MSc, FEPRM, FRCP Consultant in Neurological and Specialist Rehabilitation

A consultant specialising in rehabilitation neurology, leading medical cannabis clinician Dr Okirie prescribes this treatment to patients across the Midlands and in London.

Dr. Elizabeth Iveson

Dr. Elizabeth Iveson MBCHB, FRCP Neuro Rehab & Internal Medicine Consultant

A leading medical cannabis clinician specialising in complex care, Dr Iveson prescribes medical cannabis to patients across the North and North East and in London.

Dr Rebecca Moore

Dr Rebecca Moore MbChB MRPsych BSc, Psychiatrist

A consultant psychiatrist with a special interest in birth trauma and PTSD, Dr Moore prescribes medical cannabis to patients across London and the South East.

Dr Sunil Arora


A consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine, Dr Arora is committed to exploring every treatment option for his patients who live with chronic pain.

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MCCS & Drug Science announce UK-wide roadshows for 2020
January 30, 2020

MCCS & Drug Science announce UK-wide roadshows for 2020

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society and Drug Science are on tour from February 2020, bringing medical cannabis education and practical guidance to audiences across the UK. Clinicians, medical students, scientists,…

A new roadmap for UK doctors to become medical cannabis prescribers
January 23, 2020

A new roadmap for UK doctors to become medical cannabis prescribers

For the first time in the UK, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has today published an independent step-by-step guide to becoming a medical cannabis prescriber. Available at, the Society’s…

Doctors pledge to become medical cannabis prescribers at MCCS conference
November 14, 2019

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…

Hilary Latham – my cancer journey with medical cannabis
November 6, 2019

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…