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Women’s Health Virtual Study Day

The Fertility Hub are delighted to be working with the Fertility Team at West Herts Hospital NHS Trust as media partner for this event. This online study day takes place on Saturday 26 September 2020. The study day is aimed at doctors, nurses, embryologists, midwives, trainees, GP’s and all other healthcare professionals working in women’s healthcare.

The event is celebrating its fifth consecutive year to promote learning and awareness about fertility and women’s health. Due the COVID19 pandemic and restrictions on large gatherings, this year’s event will be held online for your convenience and safety.

Previous events have covered topics that were of interest to the majority of healthcare professional attendees. From last year’s feedback forms, this year’s agenda has been compiled with the topics requested by professionals in assisted reproduction.

PROGRAMME

Mr. George Soulakis, Speciality Trainee, West Herts Hospital NHS Trust – Audit of the fertility services

Mr. Himanshu Borase, Lead Fertility Consultant, West Herts Hospital NHS Trust – Career opportunities in Fertility, UK and International Trainees

Ms. Garima Srivastava, Fertility Consultant, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – 3D ultrasound in Infertility

Prof. Geeta Nargund, Founder, Medical Director, Create IVF, London, President ISMAAR – Mild Approaches in IVF

Mr. Cesar Diaz, Fertility Consultant, IVI London – PGT and PGS updates

Dr. James Barrett, Lead Clinician, Gender Identity Clinic, London – Transgender Fertility

Ms. Barbara Scott, Reflexologist – Reproductive Reflexology Methodology and Data

Mr. Raj Mathur, Fertility Consultant, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – PCOS and OHSS updates

Ms. Saghar Kasiri, Cryos, Denmark – Gamete Donation updates

Short oral presentation of the award-winning posters

Closing remarks

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS

The organising committee are calling for poster presentations on Quality Improvement Projects in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Deadline for submission is 31 July. Please click here to submit. Two winners will also be requested to give a short oral presentation for the study day.

FUNDRAISING

Mr. Himanshu, Lead Fertility Consultant and Clinical Director at West Herts Hospital NHS Trust is also using this event as a fundraiser. Profits and fundraising efforts will go to the delivery suite at Watford General Hospital and supporting other fertility charities. He is planning to run SEVEN marathons in SEVEN days COVID19 permitting! We will be following his progress and will supply more details closer to the event.

The Fertility Team at West Herts Hospital NHS Trust are very grateful for your support and hope to see great registration numbers to continue promoting fertility learning and awareness.

Please click here to register. Places cost £50 for GPs and Consultants. £25 for fertility nurses, embryologists and other assisted reproduction professionals.