Mr Alwitry is Medicolegal Editor for Eye News and publishes a regular practice variance survey and editorial on important clinical issues.
Mr Alwitry's Practical Guide for Health Care Students and Professionals 'Complaints, Litigation and Clinical Errors' will be published at the start of 2023.
Mr Alwitry is an experienced medicolegal examiner and reporter, having written numerous reports for both plaintiff and defendant. He holds a Masters in Medical Law and consequently has an in depth understanding of the duties and requirements involved in writing medical reports. He is Speciality Advisor for Ophthalmology to the Care Quality Commission and Medicolegal Editor for Eye News..
He sees a broad variety of acute and chronic ophthalmic patients and so is in a position to comment and give an expert opinion on a wide range of eye conditions.
He has published two ophthalmic texts as sole author and has edited a leading text for ophthalmic trainees. He has also published in excess of thirty pieces in the worldwide medical literature. He is thus an experienced writer in both the medical education and medicolegal fields.
Mr Alwitry has written the following articles on litigation in Ophthalmology:
- Just sign here: the intricacies of consent in the post-Montgomery era published on 1st Feb 2018 in Eye News
- Learning From Litigation in Focus - The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Quarterly Magazine January 2018 Edition
- Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - August/September 2017 edition of Eye News
- Acanthaemoeba keratitis - October/November 2017 edition of Eye News
His teaching/lecturing work includes:
- Consent in Ophthalmology – 105th Oxford Ophthalmological Conference, July 2022
- Chair Medicolegal Session – Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, May 2022
- Clinical Errors and Litigation, Royal College of Ophthalmologists SAS Study Day, 19th November 2021
- Cataract Surgery and Litigation, Eye Surgery Masterclass, 22nd June 2021
- Clinical Errors in Ophthalmology, Royal College of Ophthalmologists College Congress, May 2021
- Medico-Legal Conference 2019, Specialist Info, Thursday 16th May 2019, London’s Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster.
- Learning from Sharing Safety Information, Royal London Hospital, SALG, Thursday 16th May 2019.
One of the key aspects of the medicolegal services provided is the guaranteed quick turn around. He is able to write reports based purely on the clinical documentation or based upon a clinical examination.
Due to volume of work Mr Alwitry only accepts clinical negligence case instruction and no longer undertakes personal injury cases.
If you wish to submit a request for a medicolegal report or wish to find out more about the service including the fixed fees then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form below.