Medical Staff

Miss Rowena Bevan, MA MD FRCOG

Miss Bevan was appointed as lead clinician in 2001. She is Person Responsible to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. She is a consultant gynaecologist  and subspecialist in reproductive medicine and minimal access surgery.

Miss Bevan qualified at Queens' College, Cambridge University and Guy's Hospital, London University. She trained in reproductive medicine and surgery at Hammersmith Hospital and St. Mary's, Paddington.

Mr Emmanuel Kalu, Pg Cert Med Ed, MRCOG

Mr Kalu was appointed to the ACU in 2008 as a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in reproductive medicine and minimal access surgery. He has a special interest in assisted conception and the management of endometriosis related infertility.

Mr Kalu trained in reproductive medicine and surgery at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and The Lister Fertility Clinic.

Mr Tom Brooker, MRCOG

Mr Brooker is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in fertility. His interests include HyCoSy scanning and transgender fertility preservation. He joined the ACU in 2015.   Mr Brooker qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 2004 and undertook a fellowship in IVF at Guy’s Hospital in 2011.

 

Fertility Counsellor

 

Sandra Hewett BA (Hons), FdA, MBACP (Accred), AMBICA

Sandra is an experienced and accredited fertility counsellor. Qualified in 2011, she sees many clients who are going through fertility treatment, in many different circumstances.

She offers Kingston ACU patients counselling from her premises in Bookham, Surrey. Individuals and couples are welcome.  She is both supportive and practical and looks forward to helping patients through the emotional journey of fertility treatment.

Sandra is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA). She is also a member of the Donor Conception Network and a facilitator for its "Talking and Telling workshops".

Nursing Staff

Julie McAvoy  BA (Hons) RGN

Julie joined the ACU team in 2001 when it was based at Queen Mary's Hospital in Roehampton.  The unit moved to Kingston Hospital in 2012 and in 2015 Julie was appointed Lead Nurse.  Julie is a member of the British Fertility Society (BFS), having achieved BFS Pelvic Ultrasound Accreditation in 2006.

Aimee Corpuz  BA (Hons) RGN

Aimee joined ACU from the Philippines and worked in Kingston Hospital's Gynaecology Unit prior to joining the team in 2012.   Aimee is accredited to perform pelvic ultrasound by the BFS (British Fertility Society) in 2014, a member of the SING (Senior Infertility Nurses Group) and is Hycosy trained.  She completed a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours in the Philippines.

 

 

Laura MacGreggor  BA (Hons) RGN 

Laura joined the ACU team in 2016 having been a qualified nurse for over 10 years.  She has an interest in women's health and working in theatres, outpatients and ward areas.  Since joining ACU Laura has achieved the BFS Pelvic Ultrasound Accreditation and has developed the advanced skill of HyCoSy scanning.  She is a member of the BFS and SING (Senior Infertility Nurses Group).

Aiofe McNulty-Seery

 

Management

Head of ACU - Nick Pulsford, FIBMS

Nick is a founder member of the department and has worked for the ACU since 1991. He is the Quality Manager and responsible for all matters non clinical. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and is also responsible for the seminal fluid analysis and sperm preparation techniques used in the department.

ACU Managers - Sarah Quinnen & Lucy Knowles