We have a range of fertility services available at Cambridge IVF clinic in Cambridge and from Ipswich IVF clinic at Ipswich Hospital, in partnership with Cambridge IVF.
Non-urgent advice: Cambridge IVF clinic
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*On-site parking available
Cambridge IVF is easy to access by car, public transport and bicycle. When approaching the centre along Trumpington Road, look out for Bidwells Estate Agent on the corner of Maris Lane. Kefford House is immediately behind this complex of buildings and shares a parking lot with them.
Opening hours (NB public holidays may differ)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 07:45 - 16:00
Tuesday and Thursday - 07:45 - 18:15
Saturday - 08:00 - 12:00
Andrology Appointment Line
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Telephone No. 01223 349010 Option 2
Andrology clinic opening hours
Monday - Friday - 8:00-15:00
Getting here by car
Cambridge IVF is conveniently located to the south of Cambridge just off the M11 and near the main Addenbrooke’s campus with excellent road connections to Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire. We are about thirty minutes’ drive from Stansted Airport providing easy access to our centre from most of Europe (National Express coaches from the airport stop on Trumpington High Street (Antsey Way stop) and Trumpington Park and Ride, which is about half a mile from Cambridge IVF. There is on-site parking at the centre or you can also park at the Trumpington Park and Ride and take a bus (see below).
The Trumpington Park and Ride service (Stage Coach route number 88) stops at Anstey Way, on the corner of Maris Lane going towards Cambridge. You can get the same bus from Downing Street in Cambridge city centre.
You could also get the A Trumpington P+R (guided bus service) to the Park and Ride and then walk to Cambridge IVF. This bus stops in the town centre, railway station and Addenbrooke’s Hospital before arriving at Trumpington Park and Ride.
The Citi 7 bus also runs between Cambridge city centre and Trumpington, stopping at the Anstey Way stop. This bus also stops at Cambridge station and Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
If arriving in Cambridge by train, you can take the Citi 7 bus or the A Trumpington P+R to Cambridge IVF as described above.
There is ramp access to the building for those with mobility difficulties as well as a lift to the first floor. And for those who are sight or hearing impaired, there are support facilities available. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to help and advise.
Cambridge IVF is easily accessible by bicycle. There are good cycle lanes along Trumpington Road which connect with a network of on and off road routes. There is covered bicycle parking at the centre.
Non-urgent advice: Ipswich IVF clinic
A range of fertility services are available from Ipswich IVF at Ipswich Hospital, in partnership with Cambridge IVF.
The satellite IVF service for self-funded IVF means that you can have your treatment based at Ipswich the following key benefits:
- Convenient if you live or work closer to Ipswich than Cambridge.
- Same wide range of treatment types.
- Diagnostic tests and consultations provided at Ipswich.
- Highly qualified experienced staff.
- Treatment tailored to your needs.
- Evidence-based treatment with a focus on maximising your chances of success.
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How to book
Ipswich IVF will make the arrangements with Cambridge IVF for your insemination or egg collection and embryo transfer so you do not need to worry about making separate appointments at Cambridge.
What can we do for you in Ipswich?
The first steps are your fertility health checks which can be done here at Ipswich IVF:
Additional tests performed here: DNA fragmentation test. To find out more about how we assess male fertility visit our Andrology Service section.
- For women: ovarian reserve blood test, ovarian ultrasound scan and review consultation.
With the results from the fertility checks, we will be able to offer you the most suitable and personalised option from our available fertility treatments. Depending on the treatment we offer you, it could be performed here in Ipswich fully or partially:
- Ovulation induction (OI) this could be done fully at Ipswich IVF.
- IUI the previous ovarian stimulation follow up and all consultations are provided in Ipswich IVF. You would only need to travel to Cambridge for the insemination procedure.
- IVF the previous ovarian stimulation follow up and all consultations are provided in Ipswich IVF. You would only need to travel to Cambridge for your pre-procedure scan, egg collection and embryo transfer.
- ICSI the previous ovarian stimulation follow up and all consultations are provided in Ipswich IVF. You would only need to travel to Cambridge for your pre-procedure scan, egg collection and embryo transfer.
Additional techniques (only offered if it would be beneficial specifically for you) can be performed in Cambridge as part of your IVF or ICSI treatment:
- Surgical Sperm Retrieval: you would need to travel to Cambridge for the procedure
- Magnetic Activated Cell Sorting (MACS)
- Microsurgical Laser Assisted Hatching
What would need to be done in Cambridge?
If you require additional tests to assess male fertility, such as MiOXSYS test or retrograde ejaculation analysis, they will need to be performed in Cambridge due to the specialist equipment and facilities required. These are only performed in specific cases if considered beneficial by the consultant.
During your treatment, you will need to travel to Cambridge for your insemination procedure if you are undergoing IUI, or your egg collection and any subsequent embryo transfer(s) if you require IVF or ICSI. In Cambridge, we have the specialised equipment and facilities to take good care of your oocytes, sperm and embryos, both fresh and frozen.
We also provide fertility preservation service for both NHS and self-funded patients. We offer you the following procedures so you can become a father or a mother in the future:
- Egg freezing
- Sperm freezing
- Embryo freezing