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Louise joined King’s College London in 2015 and is Deputy Director of the Centre for Implementation Science (CIS) and leads the Methodology theme of CIS. She is also Deputy Co-Lead of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London’s implementation research theme. Louise trained as a psychologist and completed a PhD in patient safety at Imperial College London. Her expertise and research interests are in implementation science, improvement science and patient safety. Over the past 10 years, Louise has led the development and validation of numerous non-technical and teamwork assessment tools for use in healthcare. Most recently, her research has focussed on developing tools to improve the conceptual and methodological quality of implementation and improvement research, including the development of the Implementation Science Research Development (ImpRes) tool and supplementary guide and an Implementation Outcome Repository.

Research Interests

  • Implementation Science (research and practice)
  • Improvement Science
  • Patient Safety


  • Implementation Science
  • Improvement Science
  • Patient Safety

Expertise and Public Engagement

  • Editorial Board Member, BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning (2015-21).
  • Associate Editor, BMC Health Services Research (2018-20).
  • Peer reviewer for numerous journals including Implementation Science.
  • Advises researchers and clinicians on implementation science research methods.