There are many people involved in your care and treatment and your team is made up of highly trained and qualified IVF and fertility specialists. Here are the profiles of some people you might meet.

Directors

Dr Nick-Raine Fenning - Medical Director

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Nick is one of our two Medical Directors and Person Responsible for the Unit at the Burton Fertility Clinic.  He has over 15 years’ experience in looking after patients with subfertility including those undergoing IVF.  He is an active researcher and has published over 100 scientific papers many of which have led to changes in clinical practice and guidance.

Nick is known internationally for his work on ultrasound and has given keynote lectures all around the World.  He is an Executive Member of the British Fertility Society (BFS), the Reproductive Medicine Clinical Study Group (RM-CSG), the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics in Gynaecology (ISUOG), and Wellbeing of Women’s (WoW) Advisory Committee.  He is an Advisor to NICE and the RCOG on fertility and reproductive surgery and is an Advocate of patient and public involvement in research through PREPARE, a patient group he established in 2012.

Nick is an experienced surgeon and operates at the Treatment Centre in Nottingham where he sees NHS and private patients together with his colleague and fellow fertility expert James Hopkission.

Dr James Hopkisson - Medical Director

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James is one of our two Medical Directors. He is an RCOG Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and has been involved with IVF and fertility management since 1993.

He completed his research and training in Oxford before moving to Nottingham to take up his consultant post and lead the NHS Fertility service at QMC.  His research looked at the development of endometriosis and the endometrium and he has extended his interest since to become an experienced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgeon in endometriosis, adhesions and fibroids.

He has authored or co-authored 30 papers and book chapters.  James sat on the RCOG Subspecialty Committee and is the lead for subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine in Nottingham, the programme for training the next generation of specialist doctors in fertility.

Lyndsey Zujovic - Director of Embryology

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Heather Stringer - Director of Operations

Clinicians

Dr Sophie Vogelzang - Clinician

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Dr Sonia Asif - Clinician

Harriet Pugsley - Consultant

Dr Shilpa Deb - Clinician

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Nursing team

Michelle Parris-Larkin - Nursing Manager

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Nicola Humphreys - Deputy Nurse Manager

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Kathryn Cocking - Nurse

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Lynne Fogg - Nurse

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Neesha Rawal - Nurse

Claire Farthing - Nurse

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Megan Blair - Nurse

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Melanie Saunby - Nurse

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Julie Lory - Nurse

Katy Cowen - Nursing Administrator and Egg Donation Coordinator

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Embryology

Saran Ahitan - Embryologist

Sarah Chamberlain - Embryologist

Hollie Smith - Embryologist

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Vicky Bateman - Embryologist

Ashley Payne - Embryologist

Tracey Davey - Embryologist

Kirstyn Sewell - Andrology

Sophie Brearley - Embryologist

Michael Spyrou - Lab Technician

Jacqueline Pochin - Embryology Adminstrator

Admin

Goran Zujovic - Admin Manager

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Nicol Hewitt - Receptionist

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Rhys Plackett - Clinical Administrator

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Anna Swain - Receptionist

Christie Stringer - Marketing Assistant

Bianca Wright - Clinicial Secretary

Quality Management

Sandrine Oakes - Quality Manager

Finance

Holly Johnson - Finance Adminstrator

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Theatre

Tracey Webster - ODP

Patience Zudzai - ODP

Jackie Pearce - HCA

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Counsellors

Hailey McCann - Counsellor

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