Dr Fazilah Twining


School of Nursing and Midwifery

Department of Pre-Registration Nursing

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email: f.twining@worc.ac.uk


  • PhD, Coventry University
  • MSc Mental Health Studies, King’s College London
  • Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education Professional Practice, Coventry University
  • BNurs (Hons) Mental Health Nursing, Registered Nurse – Mental Health, University of Birmingham

Teaching & Research


  • Challenges and complexity in mental health nursing
  • Spirituality and mental health
  • Person-centred mental health care
  • Leading and managing nursing care
  • Evidence-based practice


My PhD was completed at Coventry University in 2019 and was concerned with the meaning of Spirituality to Black and Minority Ethnic people with mental health problems.  I am interested in qualitative research methods, in particular interpretative phenomenological analysis.

Professional Experience

Clinical roles:

  • Senior Staff Nurse, Reaside Clinic, Birmingham (1999-2001)
  • Deputy Ward Manager, Guys Hospital, London (2001-2005)
  • Tutor-Practitioner, Institute of Psychiatry, London (2004-2005)


Academic roles:

  • Assistant Professor, Coventry University (2005-2020)

External Responsibilities

I am a Steering group member of the EPICC Network.  This is an international network to establish best practice in spiritual care education.


Professional Bodies:

  • Royal College of Nursing – Member
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council – Member
  • Higher Education Academy - Fellow