Francesca Steyn

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-01-17 at 11:19:33

Francesca has a special interest in gamete donation and surrogacy, and also training and development for nurses and HCA’s within the fertility setting. Francesca qualified in September 2005 from London Southbank University and specialised in fertility and reproductive health. Francesca recently co-authored a publication that was produced by the Department Of Health, to provide surrogacy best practice guidance for healthcare professionals working outside of the reproductive medicine setting. She is also extremely passionate about her role as part of the Royal College of Nursing, fertility nursing forum steering committee. Francesca is also an active member of the SING (Senior Infertility Nurses Group) which is a national group that shares and promotes best practice for fertility nursing.


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