An experienced team of Adelaide fertility experts that genuinely cares
Embrace Fertility is supported by a team of people who bring a great deal of specialised skills and experience to the table. Based in beautiful rooms in North Adelaide, we all support and care for our patients through their entire fertility journey, as well as providing early pregnancy management, for a variety of clients living in many different geographical locations. The bottom line is we genuinely care and will do everything to provide the best possible treatment for each person that seeks our help.
Senior Fertility Nurse Specialist
Cassandra began fertility nursing in London over 10 years ago. Now based in Adelaide, she has experience providing fertility care in many areas including cycle tracking for ovulation induction and IVF, ultrasound scanning, IUI treatment and operating theatre procedures. Cassandra has completed the Nurse Course Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility through the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She has an interest in education and training, and also holds a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management. Cassandra understands how challenging the pathway to pregnancy can become and aims to support and guide our patients in realising their dream.
Senior Fertility Nurse Specialist
Jane is a Registered Nurse who completed her training at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide. She has a wealth of experience in Reproductive Health, having worked since 2002 as a fertility nurse. She has gained her extensive fertility experience by working in four different IVF units in Adelaide and Australia. Jane’s areas of speciality include ovulation induction, endometriosis and recurrent implantation failure and she is qualified to perform fertility scans, IUI procedures and pap smears. Jane has helped many people create their families in Adelaide. She has a genuine commitment to providing personalised patient care and feels privileged to work with couples throughout their fertility journey.
Lydia is a Registered Nurse and an accredited NATTI Mandarin interpreter. She was awarded her first nursing degree by Peking University in 2009, with her initial post at the Third Hospital of Peking University.
Wanting to broaden her experience, Lydia chose to pursue her nursing career in South Australia. After graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of South Australia in 2011, Lydia has enjoyed working at various hospitals and GP practices throughout South Australia, where she specialised in paediatric and primary health care.
Lydia gained her Graduate Certificate in Family and Child Health Nursing with the Australian College of Nursing in 2019. She understands how culture can influence people’s health. Lydia believes communication and knowledge is critical to providing quality patient care, and she is proud to treat all of her patients with respect and empathy whilst on their journey
Marie has provided patient support, administrative experience and transparent financial advice to those requiring health care since 2008. She has worked with several medical specialists in Adelaide, including fertility specialists, anaesthetists, obstetricians and gynaecologists, endocrinologists and psychiatrists, helping them run their practices in a smooth and efficient way.
Marie is a crucial liaison for patients and members of Associate Professor Louise Hull’s team, co-ordinating meetings and providing management support. Marie co-ordinates regular communication with other doctors and researchers in Adelaide, and with international and national fertility organisations, so the Embrace Fertility team can obtain the best information to make care decisions for our patients.
Administration and Finance Officer
Celine comes to the Embrace Fertility team with a wealth of experiences from her work within the research team at Robinson Research Institute, to her degree in Health and Medical Science and her many years in customer service.
Celine is dedicated to providing positive outcomes for the clients she works with and she enjoys being part of a team committed to helping people grow their families.
Despina has many years’ experience working as an Administration Officer at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide. She has worked alongside a multidisciplinary team, liaising with practitioners locally and intrastate. Despina will be welcoming you into our clinic with her positive and friendly attitude, helping to provide support to you along your journey.
Senior Fertility Nurse
Lyn-Mare is a registered nurse who completed her nursing degree in South Africa. She worked as a fertility nurse since 2014 in one of Johannesburg’s top three fertility clinics, but has now decided to make Adelaide her home. Lyn-Mare’s areas of speciality include coordinating IVF cycles, ovulation induction and operating IVF and gynaecological theatre procedures. She is also trained to perform IUIs and pap smears.
Lyn-Mare has a passion for helping couples reach their family dreams and, having gone through her own difficulties, she can truly empathise with her patients.
Jane’s experience as a fertility nurse spans three decades. She is passionate about working alongside patients to support them in their treatment, and she feels privileged to be working with people with a goal to grow their family.
With a firm focus on health and wellbeing, and the importance of optimal health for her patients, Jane is dedicated to supporting and caring for clients in their pursuit to conceive and work towards parenthood. Through her career, she has been particularly involved as a coordinator of the donor programmes and she has brought valued knowledge and expertise to the Embrace team.
Sonographer and Administration
Working with Embrace as an ultrasound sonographer and administration support, Rachel has experience across a number of facets of health and admin, and is thrilled to be working with the Embrace team on day to day operations in addition to various projects and tasks.
Rachel is passionate about supporting people through their fertility journey and using data analytics to provide the best information for fertility doctors to stay across the latest in technology and innovation.
Working between Australia and New Zealand, Janet is working with the Embrace team to change over the medical management system.
Having worked with Adelaide lead fertility doctor Professor Louise Hull previously, Janet has looked after doctor diaries, facilitated training in medical management systems and is an admin whiz. She worked as an orthopaedic secretary for NALHN (Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospital) and Practice Manager at FBW Gynaecology Plus with Dr Tran Nguyen. Janet enjoys sharing her skills and empowering her colleagues to keep upskilling.
We look forward to meeting you.
Please call for an appointment with one of our Adelaide fertility experts.
Phone: 1300 848 470
Fax: 8267 2148
Support line: 0424 434 993
266 Melbourne Street
North Adelaide SA 5006
(best parking on Brougham Place)
Please tell our reception staff if you prefer consultation via Zoom
PRACTICE OFFICE HOURS
Mon & Wed: 9am – 8pm
Tue, Thur, Fri: 9am – 5pm
Bloods & scans by appointment:
Mon, Wed & Fri
7.30am – 9.30am