Nursing team

Caring and compassionate, our nursing team are here for you every step of the way.

Our nurses will go the extra mile to ensure your needs are met throughout your fertility journey with us.

Nursing team

A talented and experienced team of specialists in their field.

They are trained in advanced assisted conception techniques, including IVF, ICSI, and embryo transfer. 

Our team provides specialised nursing care for all aspects of fertility.

Nirmala, nurse manager

Nurse manager, RCN registered

Nirmala Budhathoki BSc

Having qualified as a nurse in Germany, Nirmala moved to the UK in 2006 and worked in two prestigious IVF clinics for 16 years before joining the team at The Fertility & Gynaecology Academy.

She is dedicated to her work, patient-focused and provides a comprehensive experience in a clinical setting. She produces high quality independent work, and has excellent regard for detail and accuracy, strong follow-through and confident administrative skills.

Nirmala loves helping patients and is seen as a go-to person by her colleagues when it comes to queries. A highly organised and perceptive team member, she ensures the clinic runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis, which helps to maintain an efficient, positive environment for patients, as well as staff.

When not at work, Nirmala loves to spend time with her children, family and friends.

Languages: English, Nepalese, German, Hindi

Sherrmaine Uy, registered nurse

Registered nurse

Sherrmaine Uy BSc

Sherrmaine received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a local college in the Philippines in 2011. Following this, she gained practical nursing experience in different clinical areas within local hospitals in the Philippines, before moving to Saudi Arabia in 2014 to work as OB/GYN Nurse. In 2020, Sherrmaine became a qualified nurse in the UK and worked in Colchester, Essex for more than three years.

Sherrmaine has excellent attention to detail, is organised and always eager to improve her knowledge. With great compassion and empathy, she is committed to providing a high quality of care to patients at The Fertility & Gynaecology Academy. On top of this, she is a team player; she loves working with patients, their families, and interdisciplinary healthcare staff.

In addition to her professional work, Sherrmaine loves to travel and play badminton. A good work-life balance is one of her priorities, and this helps to ensure that she is content and able to contribute fully to our work at the Academy.

Languages: Filipino, English

Sophie Taylor, registered midwife

Registered midwife

Sophie Taylor MSc BSc 

Sophie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery from the University of Nottingham in 2018, and began her career in the fulfilling path of midwifery immediately following her course. She joined The Fertility & Gynaecology Academy with five-and-a-half years of practical midwife experience, having already worked with a diverse range of patients. 

Sophie also has a Master of Science in Public Health from The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, which she completed in 2022, equipping her with the knowledge needed to contribute to improving and protecting the health of patients and the community. As part of our team, she enjoys providing high quality, individualised care to those on their fertility journey.

Languages: English

Prerna Sharma, fertility nurse

Fertility nurse

Prerna Sharma BSc MSc

Prerna became a qualified nurse in 2020. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing from a local college in India and underwent a year of practical, on-the-job experience in an Indian hospital. In 2022, Prerna moved to the UK to pursue and obtain a master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership.

She is a firm believer in providing quality, patient-centred care, and does so in her work at The Fertility & Gynaecology Academy. She enjoys getting to know the people she works with and she is a self-disciplined and hard working member of our team.

As a great benefit to our diverse range of patients, Prerna can communicate in Hindi and Punjabi, alongside English. In her free time, Prerna likes to travel and spend time with her family.

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi