Ben is a registered pharmacist in Newcastle, a former proprietor and has been accredited since 1997 for performing clinical pharmacy services such as Home Medicines Reviews. Ben has worked with the local PHN and pharmacy organisations to deliver My Health Record enablement and training to pharmacists in more than 300 pharmacies. Ben’s appointments also include the Pharmacy Board of Australia and the board of Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD). Ben also works as a director in a not-for-profit primary care organisation. Ben has a strong interest in technological applications to improve health outcomes and he remains passionate about lifestyle and technological measures to improve the community’s wellbeing.