15 February 2022
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At Spire Alexandra Hospital we are dedicated to helping patients achieve their ultimate goal - having a family. We offer patients two types of treatment In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). Spire Alexandra Hospital fertility team, led by Mr Tarek El-Toukhy will be there to ensure you receive the highest standards of care. We are a satellite centre for Guy's and St Thomas' providing our patients with egg collection and embryo transfer for IVF and ICSI patients. These procedures will be carried out at Guy's and St Thomas'. Spire Alexandra Hospital has been providing first-class medical treatment and care to the local community for over 30 years and is delighted to offer a dedicated fertility service to patients. We run our practice in conjunction with the NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) guidelines. To view the guidelines please click on www.nice.org.uk.Visit The Guy's and St Thomas' Fertility page
Current price list for fertility treatments at Spire Alexandra Hospital
|Initial consultation only||£237|
|Initial consultation with scan||£329|
|Initial scan only||£170|
|Follow-up consultation with scan||£160|
|Ultrasound viability/early pregnancy scan||£170|
|IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)||£1,273|
|FET (Frozen Embryo Transfer)||£1,480|
|Surgical sperm retrieval||£1,700|
|Embryo annual storage||£372|
What is not included in the price?
What is infertility?
Infertility is an inability to get pregnant after 12 months of regular sexual intercourse, without the use of protection. This does not mean that you are unable to have children, as fertility investigations and treatments can be provided to help increase the chances of pregnancy.
What is the process?
If you are concerned about failure to conceive over a long period of time then you could ask your GP for a referral. Spire Alexandra Hospital has highly qualified gynaecologists that are very experienced in dealing with couples that are trying to conceive. They will take a history from both partners, check the results of any tests previously undertaken and ensure that any outstanding investigations or examinations are completed in order to make the correct diagnosis. This will be discussed with the couple and treatment can then be arranged.
In the past 25 years, the percentage of births to women aged 30 or over has doubled. This very evident trend of delaying childbirth until career or other lifestyle objectives have been achieved has consequences which many women are fully prepared to risk, although a proportion may be insufficiently aware of the decline infertility which begins in the early 30s. A more steep curve of decline occurs after 35 years of age.
Call us for more information
For more information on our fertility service call us now on 01634 662 866.