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Research themes

We focus on four main research themes:

Safety Informatics

Safety informatics

This theme involves developing information systems and using routine healthcare data for better understanding of patient safety.

Theme Lead
Professor Niels Peek

Medication Safety

Medication safety

This theme explores how the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines within and between healthcare organisations can be improved.

Theme Lead
Professor Darren Ashcroft

Nottingham Lead
Professor Tony Avery

Safer Care Systems and Transitions

Safer Care Systems and Transitions

This theme looks at the safer movement of patients between healthcare settings, with a subtheme investigating behavioural science.

Theme Lead
Dr Maria Panagioti

Behavioural Science Subtheme Lead

Professor Chris Armitage

Safety in Marginalised Groups

Safety in marginalised groups

This theme involves co-designing and testing healthcare interventions to improve the safety of marginalised patients.

Theme Lead
Professor Nav Kapur

Subtheme Leads
Professor Nav Kapur (mental health)
Professor Roger Webb (mental health)
Professor Caroline Sanders (patients and carers)