The Trust boasts one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine units: The Hewitt Fertility Centre.
The centre gives couples their very best chance of a successful pregnancy. The Trust has substantially invested in the very latest technologies to get success rates of the centre to the point where they are actually as good as the very best in the world, and certainly the best in the North West. When you consider that it is also the largest reproductive medicine facility in the country, performing an average of over 3,000 treatment cycles a year, that is quite an achievement!
The centre now has clinics both in Liverpool and Knutsford, which means that couples can access its expert services more easily. The location of the centre in Knutsford also means that couples do not need to tackle the traffic/parking issues that they would face if they were travelling to a centre in central Manchester. The site in Knutsford was chosen because it was easily accessible from the motorway, was in a nice and relaxing environment, and there is plenty of parking available.
The centre operates differently to most (if not all) IVF providers in the UK. All patients (both NHS and private) are entitled to the latest in time-lapse technology (EmbryoScope™) as a standard part of their treatment. Most in the industry are agreed that time-lapse technology has been the biggest breakthrough in fertility treatment in a decade. The Hewitt Fertility Centre has the largest number of EmbryoScope™ machines in Europe, allowing the team to offer it to all patients at no extra cost and without the possibility of having to delay treatment.
Couples who are entitled to fertility treatment through the NHS can simply ask their GP to refer them to our services. If you wish to fund your treatment yourself, you can of course contact us directly via telephone (0151 702 4121 for Liverpool, 01565 635000 for Knutsford). If you are unsure whether you qualify for NHS funding or not you can give our funding officer a call on 0151 702 4464/4481. If you have got any questions at all about fertility or IVF, call on the numbers above.