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Dr Dominique Allwood

Director of Improvement and Partnerships

Dr Dominique Allwood is Director of Improvement and Partnerships. She joined UCLPartners from the Health Foundation where she led work on anchor institutions and the role of the NHS in improving health. At UCLPartners her programme of work includes learning health systems, development of anchor institutions and working with our evolving integrated care systems to drive population health improvement.  

Dominique is an experienced medical leader and a Consultant in Public Health Medicine by background. She has worked extensively across healthcare for 17 years in leadership, management and advisory roles for provider and commissioner organisations, academic institutions, national bodies, management consultancy, charities and think tanks.  

Dominique was recently seconded to NHS Nightingale Hospital London twice during the pandemic. She co-led a team establishing a learning system and was subsequently appointed as Medical Director in the second wave. Dominique has also served as a NExT Director on the Board of a large London teaching hospital.  

Dominique’s expertise includes quality improvement, population health improvement, clinical leadership and patient and public involvement and engagement. 

She holds a Masters degree in Public Health, is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and has previously undertaken a Darzi Fellowship in Clinical Leadership. She is Associate Editor for BMJ Leader Journal and is currently undertaking an Executive MBA at Henley Business School. She also continues her NHS role as Associate Medical Director at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.