Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

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

Latest News

05/08/2019

Mr Alwitry has been invited to speak at the 2019 European Annual Health Summit, held in Rome, Italy, December 2019.

05/08/2019

14/06/19

CCERS

Mr Alwitry is proud to announce that he has partnered up with SpecialistInfo to develop the Confidential Clinical Error Reporting Service (CCERS) which will provide a portal for all doctors to confidentially report any clinical errors they see which could have been avoided and also for medical experts to highlight cases of repeating clinical errors which are not addressed by current systems.

16/05/19

Mr Alwitry presented on patient safety and sharing at the Perioperative Safety & Quality 2019 meeting on Thursday 16th May at the Education Academy, Royal London Hospital.

16/05/19

16/05/19

Mr Alwitry presented on patient safety and learning from claims to the more than 250 lawyer and medicolegal expert delegates at the Medico-Legal Conference 2019 by SpecialistInfo on Thursday 16th May at the QE2 Conference Centre, Westminster London.

30/01/2019

Hear Mr Alwitry perform cataract surgery live - as heard on BBC Radio Leicester.

30/01/2019

20/01/2019

Mr Alwitry speaks at Eye News Ophthalmology Symposium 2019 in Glasgow. 

16/01/19

Mr Alwitry is awarded Best Ophthalmologist UK 2019 and Patient Safety Innovator of the Year UK 2019 in the ghp Private Healthcare Awards

16/01/19

14/05/19

Ophthalmology Survey Results -published in June/July 2019 issue of Eye News

28/11/2018

Mr Alwitry attended NHS Resolutions Conversations on Consent Conference >>Watch Video

28/11/2018

5/10/18

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

5/10/18

17/10/18

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

3/7/2018

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

3/7/2018

27/11/18

Mr Alwitry met with Charlie Massey, Chief Exec of the GMC to discuss his patient safety initiative.

11/9/18

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.  

11/9/18

05/10/18

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

15/05/2018

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.

15/05/2018

07/11/18

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

09/01/2018

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

09/01/2018

15/05/2018

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

14/12/2017

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

14/12/2017

31/07/2017

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

09/05/2016

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

09/05/2016

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Mr Alwitry talking at the EyeCare National Conference in Glasgow 20th Jan 2019

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Mr Alwitry at the Inspire Medical Lecture

Charlie Massey, Chief Exec of the GMC

Charlie Massey, Chief Exec of the GMC

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