Decision to freeze sperm before chemo has made me a dad

Home > Your stories       Posted - August 9, 2023

After a shock cancer diagnosis in his twenties, having children was the last thing on Nick’s mind, but he is so grateful now that he agreed to freeze sperm prior to chemotherapy.

Increase in LGBTQ+ people seeking fertility treatment

Home > News & events > News       Posted - August 23, 2022

The number of transgender patients freezing their eggs or sperm has increased noticeably in the last 12 months, says Katie Warburton, the new Patient Support Specialist at Bourn Hall. She is attending an LGBTQ+ training course to help her and her team provide appropriate support to this growing group of patients.

New law extends embryo, sperm and egg freezing to 55 years

Home > News & events > News       Posted - July 1, 2022

Fertility patients will now be able to store their frozen embryos, sperm and eggs for up to 55 years following a change in the law (1 July 2022). Previously storage was for just 10 years.