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.



Garfield S, Begum A, Toh KL, et al., 2022, Do patients and family carers have different concerns about the use of medicines compared with healthcare professionals? A quantitative secondary analysis of healthcare concerns relating to adults with complex needs, Patient Education and Counseling, Vol:105, ISSN:0738-3991, Pages:447-451

Wheeler C, Blencowe A, Jacklin A, et al., 2021, Combining research and design: A mixed methods approach aimed at understanding and optimising inpatient medication storage systems, Plos One, Vol:16, ISSN:1932-6203

Chaudhry NT, Franklin BD, Mohammed S, et al., 2021, The Secondary Use of Data to Support Medication Safety in the Hospital Setting: A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis, Pharmacy, Vol:9

Jani YH, Franklin BD, 2021, Interruptive alerts: only one part of the solution for clinical decision support, Bmj Quality & Safety, Vol:30, ISSN:2044-5415, Pages:933-936

Jani YH, Chumbley GM, Furniss D, et al., 2021, The Potential Role of Smart Infusion Devices in Preventing or Contributing to Medication Administration Errors: A Descriptive Study of 2 Data Sets., J Patient Saf, Vol:17, Pages:e1894-e1900

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