Alison Tweed

Dr Alison Tweed

Research and Evaluation Lead, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Dr Alison Tweed is a clinical psychologist by profession and spent over 20 years working within mental health services as a clinician and also in higher education settings as a senior lecturer on the professional doctorate in clinical psychology programmes at Leicester University, Staffordshire University and the University of Keele. She specialises in qualitative approaches, particularly grounded theory and is a published author in this area.
Alison joined NHS England/Improvement in 2014 and currently leads the Knowledge and Evaluation for Improvement (KEI) team within the Improvement Directorate. The KEI team focuses on capability-building in knowledge management and evaluation approaches, consultation and evaluating the impact, value and learning of the improvement and transformation programmes delivered by the directorate.
Alison also teaches on the Improvement Directorate’s quality improvement and transformational change programmes on the topics of psychological responses to change, qualitative approaches to data and engagement, and personal resilience.