Philip Harris
Consultant Gynaecologist
Phil is the Clinical Lead for the specialist fertility service and has been a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) since June 1996.
Erica Burgan
Specialist Fertility Sister
Erica is Unit Manager, Fertility Nurse Specialist and has been working in the service since 2008.
Joanne Collins
Staff Nurse
Joanne is a Fertility Specialist Nurse and has been working with the fertility service since 2014.
Michaela Stacey
Staff Nurse
Michaela is a registered nurse who joined the fertility service in 2017.
Alice Beaumont-Draper
Staff Nurse
Alice joined the fertility service in January 2016, having previously qualified and worked as a registered nurse and midwife.
Maureen Thornley
Health Care Assistant
Maureen currently works as a Health Care Assistant in the Unit, joining the fertility service in 2014.
Lesley Walsh
Chief BioMedical Scientist
Lesley is the Chief Biomedical Scientist, Andrology laboratory and Quality Manager, with over 30 years’ experience, she has been involved in fertility treatments for over 25 years.
Louise Rennox
Assistant Practitioner in Andrology
In 2014 Louise joined the fertility service as an Assistant Practitioner in Andrology and is fully competent in all aspects of semen analysis and sperm preparation for treatments.
Amanda Evans
Having had a variety of administrative roles in the NHS since 1990, Amanda joined the fertility service in 2010 as the Unit Administrator.
Julie Porter
PA/Medical Secretary
Julie joined the NHS in July 2000, as Medical Secretary to the Obstetrics & Gynaecology directorate cancer lead. She was previously employed for ten years as a medical secretary in both the private sector and general practice. She is the personal assistant to Phil Harris, lead clinician for the fertility Service.
Paula Marsh
Administration Assistant
Paula joined the assisted conception team in 2015 working on reception. Paula has worked in the NHS for 11 years within a variety of administrative roles.
Elizabeth Culshaw
Elizabeth joined the assisted conception team, as receptionist and administration clerk, in November 2017. She was previously an administrator at a GP surgery and has NVQs level 2 and 3 in business administration.
Andrea Hollinghurst
Accredited Counsellor
Andrea is the Unit’s Specialist Fertility Counsellor. Joining the service in 2016, her skills are complemented by a background in social work. More recently she has successfully taken over the psychosexual counselling service.