Dr Liz Iveson is an experienced Consultant Stroke Physician with abackground of Elderly and General Medicine. Her interests andexpertise are in stroke and neurological rehabilitation and themanagement of complex patients with multiple needs and symptomssuch as pain, spasticity, fatigue, cognitive and mood disorders; in aholistic, pragmatic multi disciplinary team led way.
Along side her own business, Lives on Medical Consultancy Ltd, DrIveson also works within the NHS and has done for over 25 years, she isvery experienced in the management of all areas of medicine. Dr Ivesonhas been actively involved in Stroke and Neurorehabilitation researchfor many years, both as Principal and Sub Investigator, recruiting toclinical trials that have changed practice and was the Regional Lead forStroke in the Yorkshire and Humber Combined Local Research Network.
Dr Iveson became interested in medical cannabis after caring forpatients with pain and spasticity who were illegally self medicating,with reported good effect – and an open mindedness to finding moreabout a medication that potentially could offer further symptom reliefto a group of patients who had run out of conventional treatmentoptions. Dr Iveson is an executive member of the Medical CannabisClinicians Society.