CARE Fertility Sheffield – meet the team at our Sheffield clinic
Click on any of the team listed below to find out more about them.
Mr Adel Shaker FRCOG Medical Director
Adel has a wide experience in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. He has researched the effects of growth hormones in IVF, the use of ultrasound to monitor endometrial blood flow and studied ways of improving implantation rates following IVF. He is particularly interested in reducing the incidence of ovarian hyper stimulation during treatment.
Mr Mohamed Mohamed MD Consultant Gynaecologist
Mohamed has been working in the field of reproductive medicine since 1999. He has extensive experience in this field, covering all aspects of subfertility, working both at Barts in the Reproductive Medicine Unit and at University Hospital, Rome.
Mohamed has had many articles published in medical journals including different FSH treatments in reproductively older women. He was amongst the first to publish and use ultrasound guided embryo transfer in Rome. He is researching endometriosis for his PhD.
Debbie Mansfield Clinic Director
Debbie joined CARE in 2002 having worked extensively in both the private and NHS sectors. Since joining CARE she has developed and advanced her experience of infertility management, and helped to maintain standards in keeping with the regulatory framework set out by the HFEA and Care Quality Commission.
Debbie has played a key role in the development of CARE's ‘Quality Management System’ (QMS), as laid out by the HFEA to comply with the EUTD guidelines of 2006. She has chaired meetings, helped develop ‘Third Party Agreements’ necessary to comply with the HFEA ‘Code of Practice’, and taken part in instigating CARE's internal auditor system, which forms a fundamental part of the QMS. She has also taken on the role of Quality Lead in the Sheffield Unit.
Debbie has worked closely with local NHS providers, and maintained the flow of NHS patients and contracts to the Unit.
Rachel Smith Bsc Clinical Embryologist
Rachel started work as a semenologist in Nottingham in 1994 before becoming a Clinical Embryologist in 1995. She obtained her licence to practice ICSI in 1997 then worked at the Lister Hospital in London. Rachel has taken our service and research programme forward.
Paula Smith Nursing Manager
Paula has been a key member of the nursing team since she joined us in 1994, and has extensive experience in all areas of assisted conception treatment. Paula maintains a special interest in the treatment of poor prognosis patients, looking after the short protocol treatment programme for the Unit. She promotes a nurse led service, and takes an active part in keeping the waiting time down in the Unit.
Debbie Mansfield, Clinic Director; Wendy Deprez; Kath Fuller; Caroline Robinson; Kay Stables; Alison Hawley; Sharron Aylward; Kathryn Charlesworth, Patient Services Manager; Michelle Penfold.
Jodie Mitchell, Donation Nurse; Julie Dickson, Senior Donation Administrator.
Rachel Smith, Lab Manager; Claire Shearer; Sarah Foley; Cathy Drezet; Claire Barton; Abi Burchill.
Paula Smith, Nurse Manager; Sarah Webster; Debbie Womersley; Caroline Williams; Kerry Wilson; Tracey Truelove; Maria-Luisa McAlindon; Lucy Smith; Penny West ; Emma Maloney; Connie Tracey; Rebecca Leary; Hannah Watkins Muleba ; Kerry Clarkson.