Ask The Experts

Continuing Professional Development

Any questions or queries on all fertility matters please ask our NFS Executive Team, who are all experts in the fertility field, including Embryologists, Consultants, Fertility Nurse Specialists and Specialist Fertility Counsellors, who cover all areas of expertise in the fertility field.

Please email Joanne Carwardine

The NFS Executive Team

Sandra is Chief Exec of NFS and is a Senior Accredited Fertility Counsellor and has been practicing in reproductive health for over ten years in both private and NHS clinics

Joanne is Chief Exec of NFS and has been working as a BACP Reg. MBACP (Accred) counsellor supervisor for 12 years, specialising in fertility counselling for a year

Karen Ansell is a Gynaecology Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Lead for Secondary Care Fertility Services

Nadir Ciray MD, PhD. is Senior Clinical Embryologist, a Reproductive Embryologist and IVF Laboratory Director and a Researcher in Reproductive Medicine

Heidi Birch is an Independent Fertility Nurse Practitioner RN RM MSc, HFEA external Inspector


Michelle Johnson is a BACP Reg. MBACP (Accred) counsellor and Supervisor, Experience Trainer and NFS Course Lecturer

Mike Stickley is a Counsellor FdA Couns. MBACP (Reg) and NFS Course Moderator

Andrew Taylor is a BACP (MBACP) Counsellor, College Counselling Tutor, Experienced Presenter, Facilitator and NFS Course Lecturer

Mak Massoud is a Associate Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a Special Interest in Fertility

Sharon Binnersley is a Senior Embryologist at Shropshire & Mid-Wales Fertility Centre.

William Taylor is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist B ChB, FRCOG, MObst (Liverpool)

Annie Mitchell Clinical Embryologist at Hull IVF