Bath Fertility

01761 434 464

For GPs

Positive partnerships

At Bath Fertility, we’re interested to share information and build relationships with GPs wishing to refer patients to us.

If you’d be interested in either a consultant or one of our embryologists coming out to give an educational talk to your practice then please contact us on 01761 434464.

For further information on referring patients to Bath Fertility either for Reproductive Medicine or Assisted Conception, please see our GP Brochure.

Reproductive Medicine Referrals

To refer your patients for Reproductive Medicine, please use the NHS E-Referral system selecting: Speciality Gynaecology; Clinic Type Infertility; Service Name Reproductive Medicine – Bath Fertility (RUH Bath), or patients can be referred by paper referral.

The following links provide helpful advice when considering referring couples for fertility treatment and gamete storage.

Initial investigation & management for the infertile 

GP semen analysis request form PDF

GP semen analysis request form word 

WHO lower reference limits for semen analysis  

Referrals for sperm storage

Before considering referral of patients for pre-treatment sperm storage, please read the Clinical Guidelines.

Please give the patient the information leaflet “Sperm Freezing for Men Having Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy” and ask him to complete the man’s health questionnaire before taking blood samples for viral screening tests. Complete the Sperm Storage Referral Form and fax a copy to the relevant CCG and to Bath Fertility. Note that Wiltshire patients require an additional form – see below.

Sperm freezing for men having chemotherapy or radiotherapy (patient information)

Man’s health questionnaire

Sperm freeze referral form PDF

Sperm freeze referral form in word

Urgent Blood Virology form

Referrals for egg storage

Before considering referral of patients for pre-treatment egg storage, please read the Clinical Guidelines. 

Please give the patient the information leaflet: “Egg Freezing” and complete the referral form below. Take blood samples for viral screening tests. Note that NHS funding for egg storage requires prior approval from the relevant CCG or Trust.

Egg freeze patient information

Egg storage referral form

Wiltshire patients

Please note that NHS Wiltshire require additional forms to be completed for NHS funding.

If you’ve any queries or would like any further information, please call us on 01761 434464 or email