Originally from Blackburn, Benedict was a pupil at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School
before moving to Yorkshire for University. Benedict began his further education in 2009 at
the University of Bradford studying Clinical Sciences. He then continued his studies at the
University of Leeds where he read medicine, graduating in 2017. In order to pursue his
interest in Medical Physics and Engineering, Benedict achieved a further degree in
Benedict is in his second year as a junior doctor and is currently working as a GP in Mid
Yorkshire. Prior to this he worked in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Gastroenterology and
Acute/Elderly Medicine in Leeds. Benedict continues to build on the experience he has
gained across a wide range of specialities to better understand the complex medical and
social needs of the elderly.
Benedict has a keen interest in the use of information technology and its application in
medicine particularly in how it can be more broadly implemented in healthcare to benefit all
parties. It was this passion for technology that drove Benedict to write an essay entitled
“What is the most influential innovation in healthcare in the past 50 years?”. The essay
won a national competition and as result he was offered an internship at Baylor College of
Medicine, Texas, USA.
Education has always been an important part of Benedict’s life and he remains committed
to helping improve education for the medical profession. Benedict has had an interest in
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery since a young age and hopes to pursue a career in the
When not working Benedict enjoys music, the theatre, playing numerous musical
instruments, as well as playing sport and keeping himself fit in the gym.