by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-10-12 at 14:05:11
Kirsty is a Health care professional with over thirty years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse and Midwife. In 2001 Kirsty commenced working in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology, initially as a fertility nurse supporting singles and couples through their fertility treatment, then leading the Donor and Surrogacy program in NSW and the ACT, while also being the Quality Compliance and Risk Manager – first for IVFAustralia, and later for the whole company group, Virtus Health. Kirsty is aware of the long journey to parenthood some have travelled and she has a passion to ensure the experience for all parties – intended parents, donors, surrogates and their families and the children born, must be positive, ethical and well supported. Kirsty has a sound knowledge of governance and risk management and now brings her wealth of experience and knowledge to lead Manor Medicals new and accessible program for Australian intended parents seeking egg donation to realise their dream of parenthood.
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