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Established for over 30 years, Westmead Fertility Centre is Australia’s largest fully independent, private fertility clinic. We offer a high quality, comprehensive service in a caring environment.

Working in state-of-the-art laboratories, our scientists are experts in the latest effective techniques and research.

Our philosophy is to make fertility treatment accessible to all patients. You can be confident that your treatment will be personalised and your specific physical and emotional needs treated with the highest standard of understanding and respect. We are happy to discuss your individual situation at any time.

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When: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Time: 5:30pm for 6:00pm start
Where: Westmead Hospital
Cost: Free

Latest news

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Changes to medication supply for assisted reproduction treatments

From July 1st 2015 the Australian Government will introduce amendments to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) which will change the way you access your medication for fertility treatments (IVF, ICSI and OI-IUI only). We would like to highlight some of the main points.

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Bed rest after Embryo transfer – is it necessary?

A study published in 2013 showed that there was a negative impact on the Live Birth Rate for women undergoing bed rest after their embryo transfer

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Dad’s input at conception shapes offspring health

A father’s input is important for his child’s future health right from the moment of conception, with the quality of his seminal fluid playing a major and unique role in that process, according to new research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Institute.

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No frills IVF on the market

Infertile Australians are being offered a new discounted model of IVF, which can be thousands of dollars cheaper but offers a lower chance of success, according to a recent Sydney Morning Herald news story.

Virtus Health has launched new low-cost clinics called The Fertility Centre in lower-income suburbs of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

In response to the story, Director of Westmead Fertility Centre (WFC), Dr Howard Smith said that WFC operated on a cost recovery basis and still offered IVF at a more affordable cost than the recently advertised ‘discounted model’ clinics.

“We offer a full and comprehensive IVF treatment service to all couples. We do not need to omit specific treatment aspects or options simply in order to offer an affordable service,” Dr Smith said.

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