Affiliation: Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK
Country: United Kingdom
Areas of Interest: A Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (MREH), UK since 2002, I run a specialist tertiary referral service for complex adult and paediatric glaucoma. My research interest is mainly clinical, including diagnostic and treatment methods for glaucoma in adults and children.
Leadership Position: I am clinical lead for anterior segment services at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK and Associate Clinical Director of the Eye Hospital. Nationally I have a number of roles with NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) including membership Glaucoma Guideline Development Group, Glaucoma Quality Standards and Glaucoma Commissioning Group. I am a member of the NICE External Reference Group for Ophthalmology and also participated in the review of NICE Technology Appraisals Guidance. I am a Royal College of Ophthalmologists Expert Advisor to the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA) and member of the Health Resource Working Group for Ophthalmology. In 2011 I Chaired the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society. I am a founder member of the UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society and in 2013 co-led the World Glaucoma Association Consensus Childhood Glaucoma section on glaucoma following cataract surgery. I have no commercial affiliations or interests.