Mrs Penny Franklin

Mrs Penny Franklin

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



Non-medical Prescribing and Medication Management Lead.  Module leader for Nurse Independent and Supplementary  Prescribing and Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Designated Allied Health Professionals. Module lead for Adult Nursing 202 module  Personal tutor to pre-registration students .

Fellow of Institute of Health Visiting.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Prescribing Advisor for Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association
Advisor for Community Practitioners Formulary
CPD lead for Association for Prescribers. 


SRN, Dip N (Lond), RSCN, RHV, V100 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber, V300 Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescriber, MA, PGCE, LTHE Fellow of the Institute of teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Fellow of Institute of Health Visiting

Professional membership

CPHVA. ITLHE. Association of  Prescribing. 

Institute of Health Visiting

Roles on external bodies

Member of  CPHVA  Education sub-committee.

Practice advisor to the CPHVA for Non Medical Prescribing

Member of the BNF sub-comittee

CPD lead for the Association of Prescribing

Fellow of Institute of Health Visiting



Teaching interests

 Independent and Supplementary Prescribing. Medication management. Assessment and decision making. 

Public Health including: Domestic violence, vulnerable adults, homelessness,smoking cessation.



Research interests

Benefits and Risks of Non-medical Prescribing. 

Prescribing in rural areas.

The effects of lack of sleep on parents with small children.

Teenagers and smoking cessation.

OSCEs as a form of assessment