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Professor Simon Fishel is one of the world’s most well-known and respected fertility specialists. 
Professor Charles Kingsland is one of the UK's leading IVF consultants.

Professor Charles Kingsland

Charles trained in Reproductive Medicine and IVF at the Middlesex Hospital and Bourne Hall clinic.

Professor Charles Kingsland founded The Hewitt Centre in Liverpool in 1989 and under his clinical directorship, it has become Britain’s largest NHS facility performing over 2000 cycles in 2016.

After 28 years in Liverpool,  Charles joined CARE Fertility as Clinical Director bringing his wealth of knowledge and experience to the Group.

He was appointed Professor at the Post Graduate Medical Institute at Edge Hill University in 2012 and has established Mastership Courses in Advanced Fertility Practice for Nurses and Doctors alike, together with an active Research Programme.

As media spokesman for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Charles appears regularly on TV and Radio programmes and is in high demand as a public speaker. A BBC documentary of his work in Liverpool was broadcast in 2014.

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Prof. Charles Kingsland, Group Clinical Director

Prof. Charles Kingsland, Group Clinical Director

If you have a question about IVF or fertility treatment, you can talk to Charles directly. Simply email him at

Professor Simon Fishel

Professor Simon Fishel, PhD, founded CARE back in 1997. Even before he started our fertility group he was already a big name in the field of fertility treatment, recognised for his pioneering work in embryology and IVF. In fact, Simon was part of the team involved in the birth of the world’s first IVF baby in 1978.

Since then Simon’s remained at the forefront of pioneering IVF research, working hard to develop new procedures, tests, and treatments that allow us to give our patients the very best chance of success  – including amongst many other innovations human sperm microinjection, CAREmaps, and C4M2 testing.

Simon is an acclaimed international scientist, and has published more than 200 papers and edited four books on the development of IVF technology. He’s won many awards for his work in the field and was awarded the Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University in 2009 for his "outstanding contribution to science and humanity".
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Prof. Simon Fishel, Founder & President; Head of R&D

Prof. Simon Fishel, Founder & President; Head of R&D

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