Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

BMedSci BM BS MRCS MRCSEd MRCOpth FRCOphth MMedLaw PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery

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Mr Alwitry has been invited to speak at the Medico-Legal Conference 2019, brought to you by SpecialistInfo. This is the UK’s leading event bringing together Medico-Legal professionals & industry experts. It takes place at London’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster on Thur 16th May 2019. 



Mr Alwitry met Aidan Fowler, the New NHS Director of Patient Safety, at NHS Improvements to discuss patient safety initiatives

Mr Alwitry writes an article about his patient safety work in the Royal College of Ophthalmologists College News



RCOphth main colMr Alwitry presented his ideas on patient safety for Ophthalmology patients to the Professional Standards Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.  

Read Mr Alwitry's blog post in The BMJ Opinion on Improving clinical review of incidents and clinician to clinician learning



220px Official portrait of Matt Hancock crop 2Mr Alwitry and his wife went for dinner with Matt Hancock the SoS for Health at the Oxford and Cambridge Club London.  After an enlightening discussion and talk Mr Alwitry discussed his national patient safety and clinical education plans with Matt.  

Official portrait of Mr Jeremy Hunt crop 2Mr Alwitry went to meet Jeremy Hunt, the SoS for Health at the Houses of Parliament, one to one to discuss his patient safety and clinical learning initiatives



Mr Alwitry is proud to bring NHS cataract surgery to the Spire Nottingham in addition to his private service.

Mr Alwitry is proud to have been asked to join the CQC as an expert advisor for the task force commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health to investigate Never Events within the NHS.  Mr Alwitry prides himself on his dedication to patient safety and feels privileged to be part of this group which will hopefully keep patients safe throughout the NHS.



Mr Alwitry named 'Most Dedicated Consultant Ophthalmologist - Midlands' at the 2018 Private Healthcare Awards

Mr Alwitry has been appointed as Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology for Alliance Surgical,  the UKs largest independent healthcare provider.



Cutting Edge Lens Surgery For Macular Degeneration - information for patients optometrists

Cataract Surgery Case Study - Article in the Leicester Mercury details the experience of one of Mr Alwitry's patients as she undergoes cataract surgery.