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.



Blandford A, Dykes PC, Franklin BD, et al., 2019, Intravenous Infusion Administration: A Comparative Study of Practices and Errors Between the United States and England and Their Implications for Patient Safety, Drug Safety, Vol:42, ISSN:0114-5916, Pages:1157-1165

Furniss D, Mayer A, Franklin BD, et al., 2019, Exploring structure, agency and performance variability in everyday safety: An ethnographic study of practices around infusion devices using distributed cognition, Safety Science, Vol:118, ISSN:0925-7535, Pages:687-701

Geeson C, Wei L, Franklin BD, 2019, High-risk medicines associated with clinically relevant medication-related problems in United Kingdom hospitals: a prospective observational study., Br J Clin Pharmacol

Lichtner V, Franklin BD, Westbrook JI, 2019, Researching Collective Mindfulness and Health IT: A Framework and Translation to Context-Specific Questions., Stud Health Technol Inform, Vol:265, Pages:31-36

Geeson C, Wei L, Franklin BD, 2019, Development and performance evaluation of the Medicines Optimisation Assessment Tool (MOAT): a prognostic model to target hospital pharmacists' input to prevent medication-related problems, Bmj Quality & Safety, Vol:28, ISSN:2044-5415, Pages:645-656

More Publications