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Campaigner requests meeting with PM to discuss NHS medical cannabis

Campaigner requests meeting with PM to discuss NHS medical cannabis

Medical cannabis campaigner Hannah Deacon has delivered a letter to UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, requesting a meeting to discuss medical cannabis access on...
Medical cannabis campaigners visit Westminster

Medical cannabis campaigners visit Westminster

Medical cannabis campaigners visited Westminster as part of a walk from Belfast to London to raise funds for the UK’s most vulnerable, chronically ill...
New council body launched to demand robust UK cannabis industry

New council body launched to demand robust UK cannabis industry

A collective of organisations, businesses, and working groups have united to launch The Cannabis Industry Council – the first representative cannabis body dedicated to...
Access to medicinal cannabis treatments in Europe

Access to medicinal cannabis treatments in Europe

In this article, Sita Schubert, General Secretary of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, discusses the need to get better access to medicinal cannabis treatments...
UK policy oversight sees farmers waste millions of pounds worth of CBD

UK policy oversight sees farmers waste millions of pounds worth of CBD

A new report co-ordinated by third sector drug policy reform organisation Volteface has today been released, promising a solution to ‘draconian, pointless’ hemp legislation. The...
Groundbreaking paper sets out recommendations for UK cannabis industry

Groundbreaking paper sets out recommendations for UK cannabis industry

A groundbreaking paper has set out recommendations to facilitate a multibillion-pound UK medical cannabis industry that could create tens of thousands of jobs. The paper...
Examining the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market

Examining the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market

Leafcann Group examines the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market using an Australian case study. The UK medicinal cannabis sector is at a crucial...
Online resource helps deliver COVID-19 vaccines to housebound patients

Online resource helps deliver COVID-19 vaccines to housebound patients

Researchers have developed an online resource – the VaxiMap – to help GP surgeries across the UK optimise the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to...
UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

The UK could soon see two contraceptive pills made available over-the-counter without prescription. A move to make two brands of contraceptive pill available for purchase...
Scale up of healthcare innovations for low- and middle-income countries

Scale up of healthcare innovations for low- and middle-income countries

A strategic Collaborative Agreement to support the scaling up of healthcare innovations in low- and middle-income countries has been signed between the World Health...
Supporting the health of people with multiple and complex needs

Supporting the health of people with multiple and complex needs

New research has revealed insights into why many people with multiple and complex needs often die early, and offers suggestions on how to help...
NHS partnership to provide digital healthcare for over 300,000 people

NHS partnership to provide digital healthcare for over 300,000 people

A new NHS partnership will see over 300,000 people receiving digital healthcare. The partnership with Push Doctor, a leading digital healthcare company, will assist Hounslow...
UK forms new strategy to improve rare disease diagnosis and treatment

UK forms new strategy to improve rare disease diagnosis and treatment

The UK has created a new framework to accelerate the diagnosis of rare diseases, as well as improving treatment and raising awareness. More than 3.5...
specialist COVID-19 patient care

Specialist COVID-19 patient care for those with long-term symptoms

Specialist help is being made available for long COVID patients at 69 clinics, across England. NHS England provided £10m  for the assessment centres, which are...
Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 and LYPHE Group have created a partnership for a new range of medical cannabis products for the registry. The partnership will see LYPHE...
Chemotherapy-free treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia patients

Chemotherapy-free treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia patients

For the first time, patients in Scotland with previously untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia will be able to access chemotherapy-free treatment. The Scottish Medicines Consortium has...
Alleviating radiology backlogs with Artificial Intelligence

Alleviating radiology backlogs with Artificial Intelligence

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a chronic shortage of imaging equipment and skilled radiologists meant that hospitals had been plagued with a growing patient backlog...
UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform has welcomed the United Nations vote to remove medical cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961...
Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

The families of 25 children and young people suffering from severe epilepsy have written an open letter to the Prime Minister pleading for him...
Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launches today

Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launched today

From today, eligible patients in the UK will be able to apply for the UK’s new medical cannabis card – Cancard. The Cancard aims to...

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