The Fertility Show brings together leading fertility experts, clinics and resources in one place at one time making it the most important event of its type for anyone who is embarking on their fertility journey.
Now in its 10th year, the Fertility Show takes place in London and in Manchester and is backed by Britain’s leading fertility support network, Fertility Network UK.
Visitors to the Fertility Show range from people just starting to try for a family to those already diagnosed with fertility problems. Benefitting from an unparalleled speaker programme featuring talks from the world’s leading fertility experts, all individuals, couples, single women and same-sex couples attend with visitors travelling from all over the UK.
Dr Raj Mathur - Consultant Gynaecologist and CLinical Lead for Reproductive Medicine at St Mary's Hospital Manchester
Consultant Gynaecologist and Clinical Lead for Reproductive Medicine at St Mary's Hospital Manchester
Aileen Feeney - Chief Executive Fertility Network UK
Chief Executive Fertility Network UK
Helen Davies - Secondary infertility & Author of 'More Love to Give'
Secondary infertility & Author of 'More Love to Give'
Susan Seenan - Chief Executive of the patient charity Infertility Network UK
Susan is chief Executive of the patient charity Infertility Network UK- the only national charity in the UK, which supports anyone experience fertility issues.
She has first-hand experience of infertility and treatment and understands how difficult it can be to discover that starting a family can be far from simple. She passionately believes that eligibility for NHS fertility treatment should not depend on postcode.
A strong advocate of emotional support and counselling for everyone struggling to conceive, her mission is to change the conversation and get people talking about fertility issues, help promote a better understanding of the options which exist and highlight the extent and impact which infertility can have on people's lives.
Professor Tim Child - Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (NDOG)
Tim’s undergraduate training was at the Universities of Cambridge and London, followed by postgraduate training in Oxford and Montreal (McGill University). His MD was awarded by the University of London, titled ‘Clinical and ultrasound prediction of outcome in unstimulated oocyte in-vitro maturation cycles.’
Following completion of RCOG Sub-Specialist Training in Reproductive Medicine Tim was appointed in 2004 as a Senior Fellow in the NDOG and an Honorary Consultant Gynaecologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital. He is currently Medical Director of the Oxford Fertility Unit and a Founding Director of The Fertility Partnership, the UK’s largest assisted conception network. I was appointed as an Associate Professor in the NDOG in 2015.
Tim is a member of the Guidelines Development Group for Fertility for NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence), on the board of the fertility lobbying group Fertility Fairness, and a member of the Teaching Board for the University of Oxford MSc in Clinical Embryology, which OFU has very close ties with.
Richard Clothier - Infertility campaigner and former visitor to the Show.
Richard’s Seminar on Saturday at the show - Two years ago Richard attended the Fertility Show as a visitor during a particularly low point in his life. In his presentation he opens up about the dark, emotional times he went through and how hard he found it to express his feelings. He hopes his own experiences can help others on their journey.
Richard is a male infertility campaigner and former visitor to the Show, is speaking on Men Matter Too; how men can move on from the despair of infertility (and better support their partners). He will talk about the emotional times he went through and how hard he found it to express his feelings – to help others on their journey.