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.



Härkänen M, Franklin BD, Murrells T, et al., 2020, Factors contributing to reported medication administration incidents in patients' homes - A text mining analysis., J Adv Nurs, Vol:76, Pages:3573-3583

Franklin BD, Thomas EJ, 2020, Introduction from the new editors-in-chief., Bmj Qual Saf, Vol:29, Pages:873-874

Subakumar K, Franklin BD, Garfield S, 2020, Analysis of the third WHO Global Safety Challenge 'Medication Without Harm' patient-facing materials: exploratory descriptive study., Eur J Hosp Pharm, ISSN:2047-9956

Garfield S, Furniss D, Husson F, et al., 2020, How can patient-held lists of medication enhance patient safety? A mixed-methods study with a focus on user experience, Bmj Quality & Safety, Vol:29, ISSN:2044-5415, Pages:764-773

Barakat S, Franklin BD, 2020, An Evaluation of the Impact of Barcode Patient and Medication Scanning on Nursing Workflow at a UK Teaching Hospital., Pharmacy (basel), Vol:8

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