Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Visiting Professor







Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





Professor Bryony Dean Franklin is visiting Professor at the Centre for Prevention and Management at Imperial College, 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.  She is co-chair of the Imperial Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality and a theme lead within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, one of only two Patient Safety Translational Research Centres within the country. Professor Franklin leads a theme on 'safe systems', with a focus on medication safety, the safe use of anti-infectives, and developing safer clinical systems within surgery and for older people.  

Professor Franklin is 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, Lawson W, Jacklin A, et al., The use of serial point prevalence studies to investigate anti-infective prescribing, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, ISSN:2042-7174

Launders H, Jacklin A, Franklin BD, Allergy transcription before and after the implementation of an inpatient electronic prescribing system in a tertiary referral hospital: a case study in two oncology wards, Safety in Health, ISSN:2056-5917

Puaar SJ, Franklin BD, 2018, Impact of an inpatient electronic prescribing system on prescribing error causation: a qualitative evaluation in an English hospital., Bmj Qual Saf, Vol:27, Pages:529-538

Garfield S, Bell H, Nathan C, et al., 2018, A quality improvement project to increase self-administration of medicines in an acute hospital., Int J Qual Health Care, Vol:30, Pages:396-407

Bell H, Garfield S, Khosla S, et al., 2018, Mixed methods study of medication-related decision support alerts experienced during electronic prescribing for inpatients at an English hospital, European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, ISSN:2047-9956

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