Claire Sweeney Launches Knutsford Fertility Centre | Knutsford Times

Actress Claire Sweeney Launches Knutsford Fertility Centre

By on April 22, 2013

Actress, Claire Sweeney, officially cut the ribbon on the brand new state-of-the-art Hewitt Fertility Centre in Knutsford. The official launch took place on Monday 8th April 2013 at the centre situated in the Pavilions Business Park.

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The world class assisted conception unit, The Hewitt Fertility Centre has expanded has opened a brand new sister site in Knutsford. Due to market demand in the surrounding areas of South Manchester and Cheshire, The Hewitt Fertility Centre will offer patients a wide range of the most ground-breaking and exclusive technology available, at the new Pavilions Business Park site.

Claire Sweeney said;
“The Hewitt Fertility Centre is one the best fertility clinics in the world. I think it is wonderful that the clinic is now branching out to Knutsford to be that support mechanism for even more people going through what can be a difficult time.

On a personal level, I have been to see Professor Charles Kingsland on a number of occasions at the Liverpool branch, and the support and advice I have received has been incredible. It is an absolute pleasure to be involved in the opening of such a wonderful clinic and it is something I am extremely proud to be an ambassador of.”

The Hewitt Fertility Centre, Knutsford is the second centre instalment of the hugely successful service, which is part of Liverpool Women’s Hospital. The facility aims to provide the very best rates in assisted conception in the UK, thanks to its extensive catalogue of ground-breaking technologies, including the revolutionary Eeva™, EmbryoScope™ and EmbryoGlue™.

The Hewitt Fertility Centre will be the first in Europe to provide the innovative use of 100% time lapse photography, a technique that monitors embryo development, as a standard to all patients.

The expert clinicians at The Hewitt Fertility Centre, Liverpool are sharing their expertise with the team at Knutsford to better the success rates of assisted conception over the entirety of the North West. This expansion makes it easier for patients in Cheshire and Greater Manchester areas to receive the innovative treatment.

Mr Rafet Gazvani, Lead Consultant at The Hewitt Fertility Centre, Knutsford said:

“We’re incredibly excited to share our expertise and technology with patients in the Cheshire area. We know how devastating infertility can be; but our pregnancy rates in Liverpool are exceptional and our implantation rate is over 44% for patients aged under 35. We’re constantly investing in both research and technology; so this is a number that I hope to see rise in the near future. Our service is backed by the reassurance that your care is with a specialist hospital that is dedicated to women and their babies.”

Dr Chris White, Managing Director for The Hewitt Fertility Centre said: “What makes our units so special is that we’re there for our patients from conception to birth. We’re delighted to be taking the exciting, innovative and life-changing work of The Hewitt Fertility Centre into Knutsford. The new site will make it easier for couples in Cheshire to access a fertility service with outstanding pregnancy rates.”

The Hewitt Fertility Centre has taken a 2,723 sq. ft. unit in The Pavilions; one of the town’s most prestigious office developments.

Written and submitted  by Vishal Rana

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