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John’s story: medical cannabis & Progressive Mylopathy


John Ellis lives with Progressive Mylopathy of uncertain cause. In almost constant pain, John also experiences fatigue and exhaustion as part of his condition.

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Sue Evans

Sue’s story: Alleviating chronic pain from secondary bone metastases cancer


Sue Evans from York uses medical cannabis treatment to alleviate chronic pain caused by cancer. “CBD treatment makes a huge difference to the quality of my life, keeping a positive attitude does too.”

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Hilary’s story: Managing chemotherapy side-effects with medical cannabis treatments


Since September 2019, Hilary, who is living with cancer of the breast and liver, has been taking medical cannabis to manage the side effects of chemotherapy, including sickness, fatigue and low mood. “Medical cannabis is allowing me to live a good life after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.”

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Alfie’s story: Life-changing treatment for severe epilepsy


In 2018, Alfie Dingley made history when he became the first person in the UK to receive a medical cannabis prescription on the NHS following a hard-fought campaign by Hannah Deacon, Alfie’s mum and Executive Director of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society.

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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 with…

Update guidance for 2021 – The Clinician’s Guide to CBD
October 19, 2021

Update guidance for 2021 – The Clinician’s Guide to CBD

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society's Guide to CBD has been newly updated for 2021. The expanded guidance supports doctors and clinicians who wish to understand how CBD works, what a…

BPNA’s rules deny safe treatment for children with epilepsy – an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health
October 4, 2021

BPNA’s rules deny safe treatment for children with epilepsy – an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health

Below is the text of an open letter which has been sent from the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society to The Secretary of State for Health, Sajid Javid. Members of The…

Live, online training for Doctors with the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society
January 14, 2021

Live, online training for Doctors with the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society

Exclusively for members of The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society, every two months doctors and medical students have the opportunity to attend a half-day, live and interactive Zoom training session with…