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

If you would 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. If you would like hard copy, please email: mari.myhre@bathfertility.com

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.

The initial investigation and management of the infertile couple

WHO lower reference limits for semen analysis

Oncology Patients – Referral for Gamete Storage

Before considering referral of patients for pre-treatment sperm or egg storage, please read the Clinical Guidelines provided in this document:

Referring oncology patients for pre-treatment gamete or embryo storage

Referrals for Sperm Storage

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

Referrals for egg storage

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 have any queries or would like any further information, please call the centre on 01761 434464 or email enquiries@bathfertility.com

Patient information leaflets

If you would like a supply of all or any of these patient leaflets please call us on 01761 434464  or email mari.myhre@bathfertility.com

Bath Fertility ICSI leaflet

Bath Fertility IVF leaflet

Bath Fertility Fertility Diagnosis & Treatment leaflet

Bath Fertility Egg Donatioan & Sharing leaflet

Bath Fertility Donor Sperm leaflet