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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 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

Dr Sunil Arora MBChB FRCA FFPMRCA PGCert

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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Could you help educate the UK’s medical cannabis doctors? We’re seeking an Information & Library Studies Research Student (Masters)
July 23, 2020

Could you help educate the UK’s medical cannabis doctors? We’re seeking an Information & Library Studies Research Student (Masters)

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society is a physician and expert-led nonprofit society dedicated to the education of clinicians on the topic of medical cannabis and therapeutic cannabinoids dedicated to supporting…

Medical cannabis society launches patient engagement drive
July 8, 2020

Medical cannabis society launches patient engagement drive

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society is an independent community of medical cannabis pioneers – the first prescribers of this treatment in the UK. We believe that every patient who could…

Is the lack of a domestic medical cannabis market failing UK patients? Join the conversation on 15 July 2020
July 6, 2020

Is the lack of a domestic medical cannabis market failing UK patients? Join the conversation on 15 July 2020

On Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 6pm (GMT), Prof Mike Barnes & Hannah Deacon from The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society are joining Dr. Benjamin Viaris de Lesegno, Co-founder & Chief…

New patient group established to challenge lack of access to medical cannabis
June 9, 2020

New patient group established to challenge lack of access to medical cannabis

PLEA (Patient Led Engagement for Access) has been established to challenge the inequalities in access to cannabis-based medicinal products in the UK. Despite the 2018 schedule change allowing doctors to…