Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

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.



Howlett M, McCarthy S, Silvari V, et al., 2024, Development and prioritisation of policy recommendations for medication safety improvement for intensive care units: a European Association of Hospital Pharmacists Special Interest Group Delphi Study., Eur J Hosp Pharm, ISSN:2047-9956

Jones MD, Liu S, Powell F, et al., 2024, Exploring the Role of Guidelines in Contributing to Medication Errors: A Descriptive Analysis of National Patient Safety Incident Data., Drug Saf, Vol:47, Pages:389-400

Franklin BD, Bartel R, Howitt P, 2024, Avoiding harm through hearing our patients., Bmj, Vol:384

Browne J, Franklin BD, Thomas EJ, et al., 2024, Our mission and how we hope to move the field forward: statement from the BMJ Quality & Safety senior editorial team 2023., Bmj Qual Saf, Vol:33, Pages:141-144

Garfield S, Etkind M, Franklin BD, 2024, Using patient and carer perspectives to improve medication safety at transitions of care., Bmj Qual Saf, Vol:33, Pages:149-151

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