Assisted reproduction unit - fertility

The agony of not being able to conceive can be a desperate and distressing time for couples wanting a baby.

If you are wanting to start a family, but are having trouble becoming pregnant, the assisted reproduction unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool can offer hope and help you take the first steps on that journey.

The unit works with expert partner organisations to offer some of the most advanced fertility techniques in the world to help bring joy to couples.

Facilities and techniques

Our purpose-built unit provides:

  • a welcoming, friendly and modern environment
  • privacy and dignity for patients
  • a dedicated team with 24/7 support

The team are a massive part of our lives. We can’t thank them enough for what they have given us

What can we offer patients?

We provide the very best in fertility treatment, delivered by a highly skilled, experienced and dedicated team in the region’s most modern unit.

We offer:

  • an easily accessible service
  • an environment and the very best techniques and facilities
  • caring and compassionate staff with 24/7 support for patients during their treatment
  • regular contact with you
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The unit is open from Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 5pm

You can telephone reception on 01429 522866 or the unit secretary on 01429 522855

In case of emergency out of hours the medical staff can be contacted by the hospital switchboard 01429 266654

For details about becoming a private patient email

You can email our infertility counsellor Janet Owen at

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