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Referrals to Waterstone Clinic

Fertility treatments at Waterstone Clinic are backed by our years of experience and exceptional success rates.

Patients can be referred to their closest clinic in Cork, Dublin, Limerick or Waterford.

Waterstone Clinic can accept referrals via the HealthLink System.

We can also accept referrals via our Patient Referral Form

You will be sent a copy of the form for your records.


When To Refer to Our Fertility Clinic

Our Quick Reference Guide to Fertility Consultations can be found here: GP Referral Guide

If the female patient is under 35 years of age and has been trying for more than 1 year.

If the female partner is over 35 years of age and has been trying for more than 6 months.

Refer Immediately when the Female patient is/has:

  • ≥ 40 years of age
  • High FSH >10
  • Evidence of cycle shortening
  • AMH < 15 pmols/lt
  • Family history of early menopause
  • History of recurrent miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy
  • History of gynaecological conditions (including PCOS, PID, endometriosis, fibroids, irregular periods)
  • History of abdominal surgery (previous caesarean section, hernia repair)
  • Treatment for cancer

Refer Immediately when the Male patient has:

  • Abnormal semen analysis results
  • History of undescended testes
  • History of mumps
  • History of vasectomy
  • Treatment for cancer

Information To Include on Your Referral

If you are sending a referral letter, please include relevant gynaecological, reproductive, medical and social history.  Patient contact details should be included for ease of communication.

Once a referral is received, our Patient Liaison team will contact the patient with an appointment date and time. Blood tests and a semen analysis should take place before a consultation: generally the consultation will be 4-6 weeks after a referral.

Should you have queries please contact us.


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