Principal, IHLM, Oxford, UK

Benedict Stanberry is a British consultant and academic who researches, writes, teaches, coaches and consults around the world on the subjects of healthcare leadership and management.

Ben began his career as a medical lawyer and became a healthcare management consultant in 2001. Shortly afterwards he was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer, from which he was given only a 30 percent chance of survival.  Upon his recovery he served as the interim chief executive of a Brussels-based healthcare NGO and as an elected politician in south west London, where his responsibilities included overview and scrutiny of healthcare services.  From 2006 to 2009, as a director of a private healthcare company, Ben helped establish a new model of cancer care for the south of England.

Ben is presently the Principal of IHLM in Oxford and – together with his colleagues and associates – he facilitates the professional development of healthcare managers and leaders in both the public and private sectors in the UK, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australasia.

Read Benedict’s latest publications:

Stanberry B, Parker L, Webber-Jones N & Coffey, B (2023).  Low-dose-rate brachytherapy as a primary treatment for localised and locally advanced prostate cancer: a systematic review of economic evaluations. Draft Manuscript.

Stanberry B, Lahti N, Kevin C & Delin J (2022). Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four simple and effective nurse-led changes. Emergency Nurse; 30(3).

Stanberry B, Bothma G & Harrison, K (2021). Using the MEAT VBP Framework to analyse and understand the value of surgical gloves: an explanatory case study. Health Economics Review; 11(23).


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