Helen Benson

Helen Benson is an accredited consultant pharmacist with more than 20 years pharmacy experience. Her varied career has included working as a hospital pharmacist, military pharmacist in the Royal Australian Airforce, community pharmacist and as a community pharmacy owner. Currently Helen is working as a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice teaching Master of Pharmacy Students at the University of Technology Sydney. Helen has a particular interest in improving patient therapy through medication reviews and continues to work as a consultant pharmacist providing medication reviews for referring general practitioners. In 2019 Helen completed a PhD investigating the integration of pharmacists in general practice teams in Australia. Helen’s current research is focussed on expanding scope of practice within the profession to allow pharmacists to perform their role as medication experts.