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Care Fertility Plymouth Fee Schedule

This will give an indicative costs for various treatments available in our Plymouth Clinic.

Pre-treatment

Consultation

Treatment consultation
£150

Your consultation will be booked for 45 minutes and your consultant will review your medical history and the results of your fertility investigations. At the end of the consultation, they will recommended an individualised treatment plan or recommend additional tests. If you do need extra tests there will be additional cost and your consultant may not be able to provide a full treatment plan until the test results are known

Fertility MOT Consultation
£245

Your consultation will be booked with a fertility specialist and also includes A Pelvic ultrasound scan for patient (if required), Semen Analysis / pelvic ultrasound for partner (if required) and one Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) blood test (if required). Please note; if you decide to proceed to treatment, an additional consultation may be required at a cost of £150

Pre-Consultation Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your appointment any time before the 14 day cancellation period ends. Once we have provided the services you cannot change your mind, even if this is within 14 days of the date of confirmation of your appointment. If you cancel your appointment before the cancellation period ends, then we will refund any fees paid in full in relation to your consultation. If you cancel your appointment after the cancellation period ends, then we will still refund you in full provided you give us 48hrs notice prior to the date of your consultation. If you do not attend your appointment without giving notice of cancellation then we will not refund any fees paid in relation to your consultation. If you have completed pre-consultation tests, but choose not to attend your consultation, we will provide you with a copy of those test results and will refund any consultation fees in line with our cancellation policy, but you will not be eligible for a refund for cost of the test services provided. Further information is available on our website and in our terms and conditions which are provided at the time of booking.

Recommended screening

If you have had an AMH, TSH or vitamin D test or scan within the last six months or a diagnostic semen analysis test within the last year, you can share the results with your chosen Care clinic, and these tests won’t usually need repeating

If you are providing sperm for treatment
Diagnostic Semen Analysis
£100
If you are providing eggs for treatment
Detailed pre-treatment scan – including antral follicle count
£100
Detailed 3D pre-treatment scan – including antral follicle count
£200
Anti-Mullerian Hormone level blood test
£80
Thyroid stimulating hormone blood test (optional)
£50
Vitamin D level blood test (optional)
£40

Treatment costs

The tables below set out the likely typical cost of treatments provided by Care Fertility.

Intrauterine insemination with partner or donated sperm:

IUI treatment
£895

The cost covers nurse planning, monitoring scans; sperm preparation; insemination; pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support. The cost of donor sperm is not included. See below for information on the costs of buying sperm from the Care Fertility sperm bank or transferring sperm purchased from a partner sperm bank.

HFEA fee
£40

Only applicable if using donated sperm

IVF

IVF with fresh embryo transfer
£3,500

The cost covers nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists; monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, sperm preparation, egg collection with conscious sedation or local anaesthetic, embryo creation, culture and fresh embryo transfer; embryo freezing and first year of storage; pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

IVF with elective freeze of all embryos
£4,000

The cost covers nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists; monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, sperm preparation, egg collection with conscious sedation or local anaesthetic, embryo creation and culture, freezing of all embryos, one year's storage of embryos and counselling support. The cost of frozen embryo transfer is not included.

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
£1,000

ICSI is required if the results of the diagnostic semen analysis or previous treatment history indicate it is needed

IVF using own frozen eggs
£2,500

The cost includes nurse consultation, monitoring scans, thawing of eggs, sperm preparation, ICSI, embryo culture, embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

HFEA fee with embryo transfer
£100

Treatment with donated eggs

IVF with donated eggs

The cost includes a consultation with a donation expert, nurse planning, scans, in-treatment blood tests, sperm preparation, your chosen donated eggs, embryo creation (including ICSI where frozen eggs are used), culture and fresh embryo transfer; pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

We charge a £1,090 fee to secure the allocation of your chosen eggs and their transfer to your treating Care clinic. We only guarantee the availability your selected eggs for 3 months and if they are not used i

with fresh donated eggs
£12,450

If there are fewer than nine eggs in a fresh donation cycle, then a refund of £3,000 will be given

a set of 6 frozen donated eggs from the Care Fertility egg bank
£8,185

We require a part payment of £1,090 of your treatment fee to secure the allocation of your chosen eggs and their transfer to your treating Care clinic. We only guarantee the availability your selected eggs for 3 months and if they are not used in treatment within that time, they may not be available. The part payment is non-refundable but can be used against any future treatment.

a set of 9 frozen donated eggs from the Care egg bank
£10,990

We require a part payment of £1,090 of your treatment fee to secure the allocation of your chosen eggs and their transfer to your treating Care Fertility clinic. We only guarantee the availability your selected eggs for 3 months and if they are not used in treatment within that time, they may not be available. The part payment is non-refundable but can be used against any future treatment.

eggs from a known donor
£7,588

This fee includes the donor expenses of £750 but excludes the cost of the donor’s initial consultation, pre-consultation screening tests, drugs and infectious screening.

Estimated drug costs for the known donor’s ovarian stimulation: Our medication is tailored to each donor based on their medical history and blood test results. 73% of our patients have a treatment plan with drug costs between £935 and £1911. Some donors – usually those over 35 – need extra medication. It’s challenging to estimate likely medication costs, but they can range from £935 to £2595. Please be reassured that we will tell you the exact cost of the drugs we recommend before you decide to start treatment.

Infectious and genetic screening for your known donor
£1,158

The law requires all clinics to perform infectious and genetic screening for an egg donor. Screening is required initially and in every cycle of stimulation.

Registration fee
£545

We charge a one-off, non-refundable fee to cover the time we invest in working with you to identify a suitable donor

HFEA fee
£100

Shared Motherhood/Parenthood

Shared Motherhood/Parenthood - Elective Freeze Al
£4,000

The treatment cost includes a consultation with a donation expert, implications counselling, specialist guidance on parenthood consent, nurse planning, and monitoring scans for the partner providing eggs; in-treatment blood tests, donor sperm preparation, egg collection with conscious sedation or local anaesthetic, embryo creation, culture and freezing of all embryos, one year's storage of embryos and counselling support. The cost of frozen embryo transfer is not included.

Shared Motherhood Using Own Frozen Eggs
£4,000

The treatment cost includes a consultation with a donation expert, specialist guidance on parenthood consent, nurse planning, monitoring scans for the partner having embryo transfer, thawing of eggs, donor sperm preparation, ICSI, embryo culture, fresh embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support. The cost of any further frozen embryo transfer is NOT included.

Infectious screening for the egg provider
£223

The law requires all clinics to perform infectious screening for the egg provider in a shared motherhood treatment. This screening is needed in every cycle of stimulation. If you compare costs between clinics, we encourage you to factor this screening into your comparison.

HFEA fee
£100
Frozen embryo transfer (FET) - intended Shared Motherhood/Parenthood Cycle
£1,995

The cost includes nurse planning, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, embryo thawing, culture and transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

Frozen embryo transfer (FET) - intra-partner donation (elected Shared Motherhood/Parenthood)
£2,255

For a person who has stored embryos that wants to now give to their partner, this cost includes a consultation with a donation expert, implications counselling, specialist guidance on parenthood consents, nurse planning, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, embryo thawing, culture and transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support

Surrogacy (please see separate surrogacy fee schedule)

IVF related supplementary procedures

Although not required, we recommend that all patients having IVF consider including the following options in their treatment plan

Caremaps
£995

You can find information about our exclusive embryo selection algorithm on our website and in written information available from your chosen Care Fertility Clinic

Freezing of embryos remaining after fresh embryo transfer
£345

We recommend that patients plan for the potential cost of freezing surplus embryos. Having frozen embryos allows further frozen embryo transfer treatment without repeating all medical interventions or incurring the costs of a complete treatment cycle. This option gives our patients the best chance to have or complete a family. The first year of storage is also included and is only payable if not included in treatment.

Storage of frozen embryos (annual charge)
£350

Frozen Embryo Transfer

Frozen embryo transfer (FET)
£1,995

The cost includes nurse planning, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, embryo thawing, culture and transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

HFEA fee
£100

Frozen Embryo Transfer with donated embryos

Registration fee
£545

We charge a one-off, non-refundable fee to cover the time we invest in working with you to match you with your embryo donor

Treatment with 1 frozen donated embryo
£4,160

The cost covers the infectious screening of the egg and sperm providers and their preparation and support for donation. allocation of the embryos and transfer to your chosen clinic, nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, first embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

If your frozen embryo fails to survive the thawing process you will be eligible for a partial refund, please see our terms and conditions. The cost of storage and medication is not included.

Treatment with a set of 2 frozen donated embryos
£5,200

The cost covers the infectious screening of the egg and sperm providers and their preparation and support for donation. allocation of the embryos and transfer to your chosen clinic, nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, first embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

If both your frozen embryos fail to survive the thawing process you will be eligible for a partial refund, please see our terms and conditions. The cost of storage and medication is not included.

Treatment with a set of 3 frozen donated embryos
£6,240

The cost covers the infectious screening of the egg and sperm providers and their preparation and support for donation. allocation of the embryos and transfer to your chosen clinic, nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, first embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

If all your frozen embryos fail to survive the thawing process you will be eligible for a partial refund , please see our terms and conditions. The cost of storage is not included.

Treatment with embryos donated by egg and sperm providers known to the recipient
£4,160

The cost covers the infectious screening of the egg and sperm providers and their preparation and support for donation. allocation of the embryos and transfer to your chosen clinic, nurse planning with one of our fertility specialists, monitoring scans, in -treatment blood tests, first embryo transfer, pregnancy scan or post-treatment review appointment and counselling support.

If all your frozen embryos fail to survive the thawing process you will be eligible for a partial refund, please see our terms and conditions. The cost of storage is not included. The cost of storage is not included.

Storage of frozen embryos (annual charge)
£350
If you are accessing treatment using frozen donated embryos
£2,080

The registration fee paid for services to match you with an embryo donor is non-refundable. If your frozen donated embryo does not survive the thawing process or you are withdrawn from the treatment by your clinician for clinical reasons or if you withdraw from treatment after starting your treatment, you will be refunded your package fee less £2,000 which is the cost of infectious and genetic screening of the egg and sperm provider; counselling support and preparation of the egg and sperm provider for donation; transfer of your embryos to your chosen Care Fertility clinic, and; your support and preparation for treatment.

FER with subsequent use of donated embryos
£1,995
HFEA fee
£100

Infectious screening

UK law requires patients providing eggs or sperm for treatment to be screened for HIV and hepatitis three months before their first treatment cycle and once every two years. All UK clinics have to do this and please factor in the cost of these tests when comparing prices. If you are coming to Care for the first time and have the results of previous tests, you may not need to repeat the screening tests.

Infectious screening for the sperm provider
£100
Infectious screening for the egg provider and person having transfer (if different)


Standard infectious screening
£100
Rubella and chlamydia screening
£100

Donor sperm

Donor sperm
£1,280

Includes donor matching, reservation and transfer of donor sperm to your chosen Care clinic and donor sperm for one treatment cycle

Import of donor sperm purchased from a partner sperm bank (includes one year’s storage)
£385
Known Sperm Donation
£4,835

This includes genetic/clinical history assessment of the known sperm donor, semen analysis, donation consultation, infectious and genetic screening, counselling, consents, sperm processing and freezing, quarantine and post quarantine infectious screening, payment of donor expenses and one year storage. The cost of treatment using the frozen donor sperm is not included 4,835 Refunds: If for any reason your donor does not complete the donation process, you will be refunded part of the known donor fee dependant on the stage at which the donor discontinues. A refund of £4150 will be issued if the donor participates in any of the initial donation steps (counselling, assessment) but not infectious screening. This could be due to there being no sperm at semen analysis, or the donor changing their mind, for example. A refund of £950 will be issued if the donation process cannot be completed beyond the initial screening to the point of the final post quarantine screening. Once the donor completes the post quarantine screening, after sperm freezing, no refunds are payable.

Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT-A)

This optional embryo selection treatment is recommended to patients where the eggs for treatment are provided by someone aged over 36 or to patient couples who have experienced recurrent miscarriage. PGT-A can only be provided in an elective freeze all IVF treatment cycle.

PGT-A (within a treatment cycle)


PGT-A fee
£2,500

The fee includes treatment set up, biopsy set up and CAREmaps. Extended culture and ICSI (if required) are not included in the fee

PGT-A fee per embryo biopsied
350
PGT-A (testing of previously frozen embryos)
Embryo thaw, biopsy, and refreeze
£2,500

fee includes embryo thaw, treatment set up, biopsy set up.

PGT-A fee per embryo biopsied
£350

Freezing and storage of eggs or sperm for fertility preservation

All patients freezing eggs or sperm must have standard infectious screening tests unless they can provide the results of tests from three months before freezing. UK law requires infectious screening at the time of freezing if future surrogacy treatment is planned or likely – your clinic can share these costs once future treatment plans are known

EggSafe – a collection of up to 20 eggs gathered over up to 4 cycles
£7,760

The cost includes nurse planning, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, egg collection with conscious sedation or local anaesthetic, egg freezing, counselling support and storage of eggs for two years. The costs of consultation and pre-treatment screening tests are not included.

Drug costs are not included. It is not easy to provide a precise estimate of likely medication costs. However, they can range from as little as £1,061 up to £1,746. 79% of patients freezing eggs have a drug cost between £1,061 to £1,404. Please be reassured that we will tell you the exact cost of the medicines we recommend before you decide to start treatment.

Collection and freezing of eggs
£2,750

The cost includes nurse planning, monitoring scans, in-treatment blood tests, egg collection with conscious sedation or local anaesthetic, egg freezing and counselling support. The costs of consultation, pre-treatment screening tests and ongoing storage are not included.

Drug costs are not included. It is not easy to provide a precise estimate of likely medication costs. However, they can range from as little as £1,061 up to £1,746. 79% of patients freezing eggs have a drug cost between £1,061 to £1,404. Please be reassured that we will tell you the exact cost of the medicines we recommend before you decide to start treatment.

Sperm freeze per sample
£350

The cost includes consent planning, sperm freezing and counselling support. The cost of consultation, pre-treatment screening tests and ongoing storage are not included.

Storage of frozen sperm/eggs (annual charge)
£350

Specialist treatment options

Care Fertility offers several treatments at patient request only or to a small number of patients based on their individual medical history or previous fertility cycle outcome or pre-consultation screening tests
Artificial oocyte activation (AOA)
£150
Assisted hatching
£580
CareUnity testing 1 gamete provider only
£190
CareUnity testing both gamete providers
£240
EmbryoGen
£520
EmbryoGlue
£360
Endometrial scratch
£200
ERA
£1,300
EMMA, ALICE
£1,495
HSG
£450
Sperm chromosome screening (aneuploidy)
£695
Sperm aneuploidy and DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI)
£950
SpermMobil
£155
Sperm Oxidative Stress (SOS) test
£110
Triome testing (combined ERA, EMMA and ALICE screening)
£1,770
Scan for non Plymouth patients
£150
3D Scan for non Plymouth patients
£200
ZyMot sperm selection
£230

Diagnostic Tests and assessments that can be added to treatment or provided to patients, not in treatment

Conscious sedation for embryo transfer
£200

The sedation cost at egg collection is included within the relevant treatment fee, a patient rarely requires sedation for the embryo transfer, and so this is not included in the treatment fee

Counselling (per session)
£75

Up to three optional counselling sessions are included in treatment costs. Counselling is only payable if accessing more than three sessions

Cycle Monitoring
£350

Includes all scans required for timed intercourse treatment

Cycle Monitoring - IVF Life
£730

Includes all ‘ in treatment cycle ‘ monitoring scans , blood tests and pregnancy scan required for treatment in IVF Life

Fertility Assessment - combined (assessment of the uterus, ovaries, ovarian reserve and sperm quality)
£245

Includes scan, AMH blood test, semen analysis and one joint consultation to discuss results. If results show treatment may be needed, a full consultation will be required, but pre-consultation tests will not be needed.

HyCosy diagnostic test
£395
Review consultation
£100
Surgical sperm recovery
£1,200

The cost includes consent planning, sperm freezing, one year’s storage, and review appointment as appropriate and counselling support. Excludes any required virology and histology

Ultrasound scan (not carried out a part of fertility treatment)
£150

Treatment Cancellation Policy

Occasionally treatment cycles are postponed. The information below sets out the most common scenarios and the amount payable in each case:

Frozen embryo replacement, IUI
£200

Cancelled at monitoring stage

IVF, Egg Freezing and Egg Safe
£400

Cancelled at the monitoring stage

IVF with donated eggs
£915

Cancelled at the monitoring stage

If a treatment is cancelled post monitoring but before embryo replacement/freeze then a refund will be paid to the patient as follows:
Failed egg recovery (plus HFEA fee refund)
£520
Failed fertilisation/cleavage
£365
Failed frozen embryo thaw (plus HFEA fee refund)
£670

PGT-A

The PGT-A fee is refundable in full if a failed egg recovery/fertilisation/cleavage occurs.
£2,500
A partial refund is available if embryos are cultured, but none are biopsied
£1,505

Treatment Discount Policy for Sperm Sharing

If undergoing fertility treatment after donating sperm as a sperm sharer, one of the following treatment discounts is available

IVF Treatment
-£3,000
IUI in surrogacy
-£3,000
Frozen Embryo Transfer
Standard fee
Frozen Embryo Transfer to host (surrogacy)
-£3,000

Transfer In/Out fees

Transfer-in fees

Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from another Care Fertility clinic
nil

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos

Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from a UK based non-Care Fertility clinic (provided treatment is commenced within one year of transfer)
nil
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from an overseas clinic
£285

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos

Personal import of donor sperm for named patient (includes up to one year's storage free of charge)
£385

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm

Transfer-out fees

Transfer of sperm/eggs/embryos from one Care Fertility clinic to another Care Fertility clinic
nil

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos

Transfer of sperm/eggs/embryos stored at Care Fertility to a UK-based non-Care Fertility clinic
£240

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos

Transfer of sperm/eggs/embryos stored at Care Fertility to an overseas clinic
£300

Patients are responsible for payment of fees charged by couriers for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos

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