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Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract & Refractive Surgeon
BMedSci BM BS MRCS MRCSEd MRCOpth FRCOphth MMedLaw PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Latest News

  • 20/01/2023

    Mr Alwitry presented at the 25th Nottingham Eye Symposium on Cataract Surgery as the regions cataract expert.

  • 23/05/2022

    Mr Alwitry Chaired a Session and gave a Lecture at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress on 23rd May 2022.

  • 05/07/2022

    Mr Alwitry gave a lecture on Consent in Ophthalmology at the 105th Annual Oxford Congress on 5th July 2022

  • 27/07/2022

    Mr Alwitry has been appointed Special Advisor in Ophthalmology to the Care Quality Commission

  • 29/01/2021

    Glaucoma Week 2021

    March 7-13 is Glaucoma Week. Read more in this editorial piece featuring Mr Amar Alwity. 

  • 29/04/2021

    Mr Alwitry publishes an article entitled 'Recurring themes during cataract assessment and surgery' in Eye. Read here.

  • 26/04/2021

    Mr Alwitry has been invited to talk at the Eye Surgery Masterclass conference June 2021. Find Out More.

  • 19/11/2021

    Mr Alwitry lectured today on Clinical Errors and Litigation at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Staff & Associate Specialist (SAS) 12th National Eye Day in London.

  • 21/10/2020

    Mr Alwitry spoke on Consent to the Medicolegal Conference 2020 on the 21st October 2020

  • 11/12/2020

    Mr Alwitry's Practical Guide for Health Care Students and Professionals 'Complaints, Litigation and Clinical Errors' to be published at the end of 2021.

  • 16/01/2019

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

  • 20/01/2019

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

  • 30/01/2019

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

  • 14/05/2019

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

  • 16/05/2019

    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.
  • 16/05/2019

    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.

  • 14/06/2019

    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.

  • 05/08/2019

    Mr Alwitry has been invited to speak at the 2019 European Annual Health Summit, held in Rome, Italy, December 2019.
  • 13/09/2019

    Mr Alwitry will be Chairing a session on Medicolegal Issues in Ophthalmology at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Conference in May 2020 in Birmingham.
  • 07/10/2019

    Mr Alwitry publishes clinical research article in the International Journal of Clinical Research.
    >> Read Article

  • 12/12/2019

    Mr Alwitry has been asked to speak at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Congress on "Bias and cognitive errors in ophthalmology - keeping patients safe" in May 2020.

  • 21/12/2019

    Mr Alwitry receives his Global 100 Best Ophthalmologist Award.

  • 09/01/2018

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

  • 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

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

  • 3/7/2018

    Official portrait of Mr Jeremy HuntMr 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

  • 11/9/2018

    Official portrait of Matt HancockMr 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.  

  • 5/10/2018

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

  • 05/10/2018

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

  • 17/10/2018

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

  • 28/11/2018

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

  • 14/12/2017

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

  • 07/11/2018

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

  • 27/11/2018

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

  • 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. 

105th Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress
Complaints, Litigation and Clinical Errors
Controversies about Consent - Are we under attack
Mr Amar Alwitry receiving an award
Medico-Legal conference 2019 Mr Amar Alwitry
Mr Amar Alwitry at the Medico-Legal Conference 2019
Mr Amar Alwitry Consultant Opthalmologist Speaker identity card
GHP Private Healthcare Awards 2019
Mr Alwitry talking at the EyeCare National Conference in Glasgow 20th Jan 2019

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

Mr Alwitry at the Inspire Medical Lecture
Mr Alwitry at the Inspire Medical Lecture
Charlie Massey, Chief Exec of the GMC
Charlie Massey, Chief Exec of the GMC
Spire Nottingham Hospital advert for cataract removal surgery
Ask the expert artical about glaucoma by Amar Alwitry
Amar Alwitry on BBC News
Amar Alwitry on BBC News