2nd Oct, 2014
This patient information seminar will give practical advice to couples on how to maximise their chances of conception and will explain the different treatment options available. As part of the seminar, there will be a series of short and informative talks from the clinic’s specialist team of gynaecologists, scientists, fertility nurse specialists and counsellor.
The information seminar will begin at 9.30am with a talk entitled ‘Understanding your fertility’, presented by Dr. Minna Geisler. Medical Director, Dr. Waterstone, will provide an overview of the fertility treatments and options and new techniques available at the group’s clinics. Head of Laboratory Service, Dr. Tim Dineen will discuss male fertility tests and treatments and couples will also have an opportunity to meet leading embryologist, Jayne Flanagan. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers throughout the seminar.
"We understand how intimidating it can be to seek fertility advice,” says Dr. John Waterstone, Medical Director of the group. “Our hope is that through this informal fertility seminar, men and women will feel more comfortable about taking that important next step. Our expert team of fertility specialists will explain treatment options, what the process entails and answer any queries couples might have."
Dr. Waterstone explains that fertility difficulties can affect as many as one in five couples in Ireland: “Sometimes difficulties can relate to something as simple as lifestyle, which can be addressed and resolved easily. Other couples may need fertility treatment in order to conceive. Earlier this year we opened two new fertility outreach clinics in Limerick and Waterford and we are delighted to extend our services to people throughout Munster. Assisted reproductive services are evolving and when the best medical and nursing care is combined with the latest scientific innovation and developments, notable success rates can be achieved.”