Dr Jeremy Lewis

Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine and General (Internal) Medicine

Dr Lewis

Dr Lewis is an experienced Consultant in Acute and General (Internal) Medicine and provides expert witness evidence in civil proceedings.

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Profile

Dr Lewis qualified in medicine in 2007 and has been a Consultant in Acute Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust since 2015. He has extensive experience in assessing and treating the whole spectrum of acute medical presentations. This includes in Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC), ambulatory care, the Medical Admissions Unit, a Level One higher dependency unit and general medical wards. He has experience with telephone triage of medical presentations and on advising on what conditions may safely be managed in an outpatient setting and which clinical teams may need to be involved in a patient’s care.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr Lewis is also the Trust’s Chief Clinical Information Officer and has extensive experience in the safe implementation and use of electronic medical records and incidents associated with those. He is also a Caldicott Guardian and has broad experience in Information Governance matters. Dr Lewis also has experience of lead Serious Incident investigations and in conducting mortality case reviews.

Experience of giving evidence

Dr Lewis has been undertaking medicolegal expert witness work since 2023 and has experience of writing reports for claimants, defendants and on behalf of HM Coroner. He has experience of presenting and defending his reports in Court.

He has completed Bond Solon training and undertakes continuing professional development as a medical expert witness.

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Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Cases undertaken

  • Clinical negligence – both screening reports and full Breach of Duty/Causation reports

Areas of practice include (but are not limited to) the following presentations:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acute back pain
  • Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease
  • Alcohol and substance use
  • Anaemia
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Blackout / collapse / loss of consciousness / syncope
  • Breathlessness
  • Chest pain
  • Confusion / delirium
  • Cough
  • Deliberate self-harm
  • Diabetes problems
  • Diarrhoea
  • Electrolyte disturbances
  • End of life care
  • Endocrine problems
  • Falls
  • Fever
  • Fits/seizures
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Haematemesis and melaena
  • Head injury
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Infections
  • Jaundice
  • Joint swelling
  • Limb pain and swelling
  • Loin pain
  • Medical problems in pregnancy
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Neck pain
  • Palpitations
  • Poisonings and overdose
  • Rash
  • Refusal of treatment
  • Sepsis
  • Shock
  • Suspected malignancy
  • Venous thromboembolism (DVT/PE)
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Weakness and paralysis
  • Weight loss

Availability

Dr Lewis provides a very flexible and responsive service and his turnaround time for reports is 3 weeks of receipt of the instructions and medical records bundle.

Qualifications and professional memberships

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours (First Class) – University of Nottingham (2005)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours – University of Nottingham (2007)
  • Master of Science in Digital Health Leadership – Imperial College London (2020)

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the Medical Defence Union
  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist Registration with the General Medical Council

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