For over a decade, Cork Fertility has been helping couples achieve their dream of having a baby. The Centre has evolved over the last decade from a small team of 5 to a team of 53. Our multidisciplinary team offers a wealth of experience and scientific knowledge and this combined with the latest technology enables us to deliver success rates that match the best in the UK and USA. We pride ourselves on providing a professional and personal service that meets the highest possible ethical and clinical standards.
We are a progressive clinic, always keeping abreast of the latest advances in our field. The world of assisted reproduction changes constantly and as new developments emerge we assess new techniques carefully and introduce changes to clinical and laboratory protocols when are assured it will make a difference.
We are totally focused on achieving results and on continually improving our success rates. We take the time to understand your fertility problems and always act in your best interests.
We recognise that what we do is of vital personal importance to individuals and to those close to them. We take pride in our reputation for being professional, for adding that personal touch and going that extra mile to help people get pregnant.
Cork Fertility is an authorised Tissue Establishment regulated and licensed by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), TE-007.
The Health Products Regulatory Authority ensures that the following legislation governing the safe handling of Tissues & Cells in Ireland is adhered to:
European Directives 2004/23/EC, 2006/17/EC and 2006/86/EC
National legislation SI158 & SI 598
The Centre is inspected by the HPRA to ensure compliance standards are maintained and each time a new service is introduced. In 2012 as part of the Centre's commitment to R&D, applications for additional authorisation from the Health Products Regulatory Authority were submitted and subsequently granted for the introduction of two new services; Embryo Biopsy (for the purposes of providing a PGD service) and Vitrification.
Cork Fertility operates a comprehensive quality management system with regular internal audits to ensure continuous improvement. All of our staff are committed to delivering a professional service to the highest possible ethical and clinical standards.
|Birth of first ICSI baby||Mar 2003|
|Birth of first IVF baby||May 2003|
|Birth of first IVF twins||Jun 2003|
|Birth of first baby following assisted hatching||Oct 2003|
|Birth of first baby after Frozen Embryo Transfer||Nov 2003|
|Birth of first donor insemination baby||Dec 2003|
|Birth of first baby after ICSI with surgically obtained sperm||Apr 2004|
|Ideas Introduction||Apr 2006|
|Birth of first babies (twins) from an egg donation pregnancy||Nov 2006|
|IMB Licence||Jan 2008|
|Blastocyst culture||Aug 2006|
|International Blastocyst Workshop||Sept 2008|
|Embryo donation introduced||Oct 2011|
|Vitrification freezing technique introduced||Apr 2012|
|PGD first introduced||Oct 2012|
|First clinical PGD Pregnancy confirmed||Nov 2013|
|Ireland's First PGD Birth confirmed||June 2014|
|Ireland's First PGS Birth confirmed||Oct 2015|