Fran Percival is responsible for quality and compliance throughout the organisation, leading on development of standardised processes and documentation to ensure our projects meet the relevant external standards and our own high standards for quality. She also advises on study design and protocol development and provides quality review of reports, abstracts, posters and manuscripts for publication of all data collection projects.
She specialises in the ethical approval required for data collection exercises and oversees the appropriate NHS approval for all pH projects. Fran brings to pH a broad knowledge of pharmacology and therapeutics, well-developed critical appraisal and technical writing skills and understanding of research methodology and the changing climate of ethical and regulatory governance of research and audit. Fran has been a member of a Local Research Ethics Committee and was a member of an MREC from 1998 to 2008 and again from 2011 to 2015.
Fran completed her pharmacy degree and Postgraduate Diploma (pt I) in Clinical Pharmacy at Nottingham University and gained an MA in Healthcare Ethics and Law at Manchester University. She is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.