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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.

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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.

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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.

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. 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 Evan Lewis

Dr Evan Lewis MD, FRCPC, CSCN EEG Diplomate

Dr Lewis is a Pediatric Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist with expertise in epilepsy. He is the founder & director of the Neurology Centre of Toronto (NCT). He is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Pediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto.

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 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 Niraj Singh

Dr Niraj Singh Consultant Psychiatrist MBChB FRCPsych MBA PGDL PGDC

Dr Singh has extensive experience in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders as well as neurodevelopmental conditions including ADHD and Autism. Using a holistic approach, he has a strong interest in alternative treatments. He is keen for his patients to have access where appropriate to medical cannabis, which can be expertly monitored.

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Society reaches membership high & embarks on UK event tour in 2022
April 29, 2022

Society reaches membership high & embarks on UK event tour in 2022

Just two and half years after launch, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society today reports over 300 members as it prepares to launch a series of in-person events for 2022. Over…

Exploring the barriers to cannabis in children with intractable epilepsy
December 16, 2021

Exploring the barriers to cannabis in children with intractable epilepsy

Virtual roundtable - watch again On 13 December, international paediatric neurologists and medical cannabis experts came together for a panel discussion about the UK's prescribing crisis for children with intractable…

86% seizure reduction in children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis
December 15, 2021

86% seizure reduction in children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by an average of 86% among 10 children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis, reveals research by charity Drug Science and published in BMJ Paediatrics Open. …

Society & Drug Science call for UK paediatricians to recognise the value of medical cannabis for childhood epilepsy – response to latest BPNA guidance
December 3, 2021

Society & Drug Science call for UK paediatricians to recognise the value of medical cannabis for childhood epilepsy – response to latest BPNA guidance

    The BPNA recently produced new guidance on the prescription of cannabis medicines for children with epilepsy. However, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society (UKMCCS) and Drug Science fundamentally disagree…