BiographyProfessor Bryony Dean Franklin is 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 Professor of Medication Safety at UCL School of Pharmacy, Chair of the Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, a visiting Professor at Imperial College, and a theme lead for the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre.
Bryony has been involved with medication safety research for nearly twenty years. She has published widely on methods for studying medication errors, and the frequency and causes of prescribing, dispensing and medication administration errors. She has particular research interests in the evaluation of various technologies designed to reduce error, and in how we can better involve patients in developing and evaluating safety-related interventions. Her role includes research and teaching as well as clinical practice as a hospital pharmacist.
She lives in London with her daughter and husband, and is passionate about her garden, cycling, running, and learning to fly on the flying trapeze.
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