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Straightforward guidance

 

Clinicians interested in treating patients with medical cannabis can struggle to find straightforward guidance and independent support. Guidance from regulators and the medical community has so far been contradictory. We formed the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society to support doctors to become informed, confident prescribers.

With any new treatment, it is crucial that clinicians and healthcare professionals are confident about dosing, interactions with other drugs, tolerability and prescribing information.

When it comes to medical cannabis, it’s important that clinicians have a wider understanding of the endocannabinoid system too, and the cannabinoids THC and CBD and which have the most therapeutic effect for different conditions and symptoms.

Supporting Clinicians
Supporting Clinicians

Step by step support

 

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society goes one step further in supporting clinicians – those already prescribing, and those wishing to become prescribing doctors. With access to a peer-support network, clinicians are supported to learn from each other and access online support 7 days a week, as well as at events and networking opportunities.

MCCS members are regular contributors to the medical cannabis conversation, guidance and debate, including our Recommendations and Guidance on Medical Cannabis under Prescription.

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News, case studies, clinician profiles and patient stories from the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society.

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Patient stories

Hear from patients benefiting from medical cannabis treatments in the UK.

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Key reasons to join MCCS, a vast knowledge bank that is growing by the day. Exclusive prescribing information, product details and peer support.

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 www.ukmccs.org/prescribing, 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…