CARE Fertility Manchester – meet the team at our Manchester clinic

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Mr Glenn Atkinson MRCOGMedical Director

Mr Glenn Atkinson, Medical Director

Glenn has a wide experience in all aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology. He has concentrated on infertility in the latter part of his career and is a sub-specialty trained consultant in reproductive medicine. Glenn joined CARE in 1999 and under his guidance the unit has grown into one of the major centres for fertility treatment in the North West of England. Glenn has particular interest and expertise in male factor infertility, ultrasound scanning and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

Mr Philip Lowe FRCOGDeputy Medical Director

Mr Philip Lowe FRCOG, Deputy Medical Director

Philip has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. After training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Manchester he spent two years as a Senior Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash Medical Centre (Australia) then as Clinical IVF Fellow at Monash IVF in Melbourne.

After returning to Australia in 2000 as an IVF consultant, he held the position of Clinical Director at Monash IVF in Melbourne, and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to Monash University. Phil joined CARE in 2005. He is particularly experienced in the procedural aspects of IVF treatment and has a special interest in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

Mr Mark Sedler MRCOGConsultant Gynaecologist

Mr Mark Sedler MRCOG, Consultant Gynaecologist

Mark has extensive experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology. Having qualified and trained initially in the region of Merseyside, he formally completed his specialist training within the Yorkshire region

As a clinical research fellow, Mark underwent his specialist interest training in subfertility, reproductive medicine and IVF at the Assisted Conception Unit, Leeds General Infirmary.

Mark has particular experience in IVF treatment procedures and has specialist interests in ovarian stimulation, ultrasonography and laparoscopic surgery.

Dr Jolly Joy MD MRCOGConsultant Gynaecologist

Dr Jolly Joy completed her specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Northern Ireland. She was awarded a doctorate by Queens University Belfast, for her research on placental dysfunction associated with pregnancies conceived after infertility and assisted conception. Having obtained RCOG sub-speciality training in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, over the many years, she has developed her specialist interest in Male Infertility, Assisted Conception (IVF/ICSI) and Recurrent Implantation Failure.

Sue MontgomeryLab Manager

Sue Montgomery, Lab Manager

Dr Sue Montgomery is a state registered clinical embryologist with the Health and Care Professions Council and a Diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists. She has twenty years of clinical embryology experience and carried out her PhD investigating the effect of fragments upon further embryo development.

Her previous role was as the Laboratory Manager at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, which also involved laboratory quality management. She is also a National Assessor for the training programe for clinical embryologists.

Debra BloorClinic Director

Debra Bloor, Clinic Director

Alison CampbellDirector of Embryology

Alison Campbell, Director of Embryology

Alison has dedicated her working life to human embryology and has extensive experience in the field of assisted reproduction. After achieving a distinction in her Masters degree in Assisted Reproduction, Alison held the position of Laboratory Manager before helping to launch CARE in 1997. In 2001 Alison was appointed Director of Embryology for the CARE group. Her role involves ensuring CARE's laboratories practice at the highest standards and are able to offer our patients the best chance of a successful pregnancy. Alison is licenced to practice all embryology procedures including Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and Embryo Biopsy.

Accounts Team

Paula Hughes Accounts administrator.

Administration Team

Alison Black Office Manager; Jill Taylor Reception Manager; Julie Turner Senior clinical secretary; Bridget Fitton Senior Receptionist; Sam Lanigan Clinical secretary; Amanda Milligan Patient Liaison Manager; Christine Middleton Receptionist/Administration Assistant; Kim Wright Receptionist/Administration Assistant; Julie Majekodunmi Clinic Administrator; Suzanne Stait Appointment Administrator; Debra Bloor Clinic Director; Elizabeth Cox - Clinical Secretary; Rebekah Long Apprentice Receptionist; Terri Orme - Bolton Administrator; Lauren Barker Patient Liaison Manager.

Counselling Team

Ruth Lancaster; Yvonne Shelmerdine.

Donation Co-ordinators

Donation Co-ordinators Julie Easton, Donation Co-ordinator

Amanda Torevell Donation Nurse; Barbara Wickham Donation admin; Helen Threlfell Donation Nurse; Beth Henry Donation admin; Selina Wilkinson Deputy Donation Co-ordinator; Julie Easton - Donation Manager.

Embryology Team

Louise Best Deputy Lab manager; Keith Jordan Senior embryologist; Lisa Lee Senior embryologist; Bidisha Roygupta lab tech; Dr Caroline Drew Embryologist; Kathryn Gardner Embryologist; Elaine Power Embryologist; Samantha Duffy Embryologist; Dr Sue Montgomery Lab Manager; Christa Harding Lab Practitioner; Paula Cunningham Embryology Administrator; Mercedes Regueira Bulheroni Embryologist.

Nursing Team

Alison Jones HCA; Alison Lytollis Nurse Manager; Denise Bartholomew IVF Nurse; Deborah Moult Deputy Nurse Manager; Christina Manning HCA; Kelly Hopwood IVF Nurse; Lynn Dutton Senior IVF nurse; Lisa Richardson HCA; Oluwasuen Solaru IVF Nurse; Beverley Bowers IVF Nurse; Anthea Jackson PGS specialist nurse; Yvonne Williams HCA; Christine Franklin HCA; Julie Newby-Smith HCA; Nicola Dale HCA; Bernadette Pepper IVF Nurse; Joanne Martin IVF Nurse; Anthea Tween; Megan Newbery IVF Nurse; Emma Tootell IVF Nurse; Helen Mitchinson - Bolton IVF Nurse.

Sonography Team

Carol Clayton Lead Sonographer; Annette Cox Sonographer; Lynn Dutton Sonographer; Denise Bartholomew Sonographer; Jo Martin Sonographer; Bev Bowers Sonographer.

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