Collaborative care means you don't just receive one doctor’s opinion, you get the whole team. This has led us to having the highest success rates in Scotland for 2017. Full details here
Glasgow Royal Fertility Clinic is a state-of-the-art centre which has reached national and international distinction for offering highly sophisticated laboratory procedures.
Many people ask why our success rates are now higher than other programs in Glasgow and around Scotland. The short answer is our laboratory, and the constant quality checks and state of the art improvements that we make. Our laboratory closes down twice a year for quality control inspections to ensure that conditions are optimal for embryo development for every patient.
Glasgow Royal Fertility Centre provides licensed treatment through the licence and premises of the HFEA licensed centre at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Glasgow Royal Fertility Clinic Team is dedicated to providing world-class fertility care, innovative procedures, and personalised treatment. With over 50 caring and compassionate team members, our doctors, nurses, counsellors, and additional team members we can offer you with the widest scope of treatment options and choices in care to provide you with the best chance to have a healthy pregnancy and successful delivery.
Professor Scott Nelson Muirhead Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Scott is a world-renowned expert in IVF, pioneering individualised and personalised treatments.
Dr Helen Lyall Sub Specialist in Reproductive Medicine
Helen has transformed fertility care in Scotland, with involvement in 20,000 IVF cycles ensuring specialist detailed clinical knowledge that can be customised for you.
Isabel Traynor Nurse Manager
Isabel is renowned nationally for her contribution and accomplishments to fertility care and nursing, and is dedicated to ensuring your care by the team feels local and personal.
Joanne Leitch Laboratory Manager
Joanne is the laboratory manager at GRFC, ensuring that we maintain the highest standard laboratory to facilitate you achieving your dreams.
Ruth Simpson Coordinator
Ruth coordinates the GRFC programme of care, ensuring that we have a patient-centric approach.
Suzie Steedman Coordinator
Suzie is the GRFC administrator, enabling bespoke individual pathways of fertility care.
Claire Burns Nurse
Claire is one of our dedicated GRFC nurses, who will be with you every step of the way.
Anna Lafferty Nurse
Anna is one of our dedicated GRFC nurses, and understands the demands that fertility places on everyone.
Research & News
Committed to advancing the IVF field globally, Professor Nelson shares the work he does at Glasgow Royal Fertility Clinic with medical professionals around the world. “All around the globe doctors and patients recognise we have a unique approach that is transforming care" he says.
Below are some of the papers, articles and lectures that Prof Nelson and his team have published.
Scottish Government - Monday, April 23, 2018
Highest pregnancy rates in Scotland for 2017
2017 success rates for Scottish Government.pdf
HFEA - Friday, July 7, 2017
Glasgow Royal Fertility Clinic has highest live birth rates in Scotland - official HFEA data
HFEA reported success rates
Professor Scott Nelson - Monday, November 28, 2016
BBC iWonder series
Professor Scott Nelson - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Genome-wide association study identifies common and low-frequency variants at the AMH gene locus that strongly predict serum AMH levels in males