RCPsych NI Mental Health and Medical Cannabis Prescribing


Date & Time

Timings 3.30pm-5.00pm
Location Online Via Zoom
CPD up to 1 subject to peer approval
Consultant Fee£23
SAS Dr Fee£18
Higher Trainee Fee£18
Core Trainee Fee£12
Non Member Fee£40
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RCPsych NI Mental Health and Medical Cannabis Prescribing

Event Information

The session will cover:

  • - A brief history of cannabis
  • - The endocannabinoid system
  • - Phytocannabinoids and what they do
  • - A brief evidence base for use of cannabis in psychiatry
  • - Side effects and contraindications
  • - Prescribing


Dr Niraj Singh is a Consultant Psychiatrist and specialises in Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry. He has extensive experience in treating adults with ADHD, mental illness associated with Autism, intellectual disabilities as well as other mental illnesses. He is actively involved in teaching both undergraduate medical students and is a registered clinical supervisor as well as educational supervisor for higher trainees. He has published in well-known journals and is involved currently in research projects.

Professor Michael P Barnes is a Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation, neurologist and now a cannabis physician. He is chair of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society and also of the Cannabis Industry Council.

Please email Emma Allen to book your free place.

Note: Places are limited to those registered as a student associate on a first come first served basis, so please email by 31st January 2024 to avoid disappointment.

Prior to registering for this event, we would ask that all delegates read our terms and conditions for booking an event.

This webinar will be recorded and available to watch on demand via zoom for up to two months after the event.

Please note: The recording will be available within two weeks of the date of the event, and will be available for those who registered to attend. 

For further information, please contact:

Email: northernireland@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: RCPsych in Northern Ireland

Twitter: @rcpsychni

Event Location

Location: Online Via Zoom