Miss Sara J. Matthews
Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine
We provide expert personalised medical care for women with general gynaecological problems, and for those in need of contraception, gynaecological surgery, and management of menopausal issues. We specialise in fertility management, from checking a single woman's fertile potential ( and protecting that through egg freezing as appropriate), to the investigation and management of couples ( same sex and heterosexual) who wish to conceive.
Focus on: Ovarian screening
British Fertility Society
Writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics, Dr Kevin Smith from Abertay University has argued that sperm banking should be offered for free to all young men in an effort to reduce the risks associated with delayed fatherhood. BFS Chairman Prof Adam Balen has responded to the story; the statement can be viewed here.
A study presented at ESHRE investigated the IVF results of 6,000 women over a six year period and analysed them alongside the weather conditions in the month before women started treatment. During the least sunny periods, live birth rates were 14 per cent, but this figure rose to 19 per cent when the weather improved.