Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Visiting Professor







Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





Professor Bryony Dean Franklin is visiting Professor at the Centre for Prevention and Management at Imperial College.

She is a theme Lead within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, leading research in medication safety and the safe use of technology.  She is also Executive Lead Pharmacist (Research), Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Director of the Centre for Medication Safety and Service Quality (CMSSQ), a joint research unit between Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and UCL School of Pharmacy where she is Professor of Medication Safety.    

Professor Franklin is also a theme lead for the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance.  Together with Public Health England colleague Susan Hopkins, Professor Franklin leads a theme on ‘Innovations in behaviour change, technology and patient safety to improve infection prevention and antimicrobial use’.  The HPRU, which was established on 1 April 2014, is a partnership between Imperial College London, Public Health England, Cambridge University Veterinary School, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Imperial College Health Partners North West London Academic Health Science Network.



Franklin BD, Abel G, Shojania KG, 2020, Medication non-adherence: an overlooked target for quality improvement interventions., Bmj Qual Saf, Vol:29, Pages:271-273

Aufegger L, Serou N, Chen S, et al., Evaluating users' experiences of electronic prescribing systems in relation to patient safety: a mixed methods study, Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making, ISSN:1472-6947

Härkänen M, Vehviläinen-Julkunen K, Franklin BD, et al., 2020, Factors Related to Medication Administration Incidents in England and Wales Between 2007 and 2016: A Retrospective Trend Analysis., J Patient Saf

Geeson C, Wei L, Franklin BD, 2020, Analysis of pharmacist-identified medication-related problems at two United Kingdom hospitals: a prospective observational study, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, ISSN:0961-7671

Vos J, Franklin BD, Chumbley G, et al., 2020, Nurses as a source of system-level resilience: Secondary analysis of qualitative data from a study of intravenous infusion safety in English hospitals, International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol:102, ISSN:0020-7489

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