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Financial information for patients – September 2022

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This guide is designed to give you information regarding costs involved for fertility treatment at Cambridge IVF. If at any time you have any questions about the fees, payments or refunds, please contact us.

We understand that choosing the right treatment is a major decision and that the language and concepts can be baffling. We will discuss your options with you at every stage and make sure that you have the information you need to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Quality, transparency, affordability

Pure IVF

Cost £3,750 and is a low medicated cycle with a Criteria (see PURE financial Information). It includes medication up to pregnancy testing (excl. Lubion), Scans and Blood tests during the cycle, Egg Collection and Embryo Transfer, 2 Counselling sessions and a review consultation or early pregnancy scan. Additional Services are chargeable.

Multi-cycle IVF

Costs £10,990 suitable for most patients with medication included up to pregnancy testing (Excl. Lubion). 3 cycles of IVF. Scans and Blood tests during the cycles, Egg Collection and Embryo Transfer, 2 Counselling sessions and a review Consultation or early pregnancy scan. Additional services at a reduced price.

More information can be found on individual leaflets and on our website.

Fertility Health Check
For Couples For Women For Men
For Couples £375 For Women £275 For Men £150
Diagnostic semen analysis For Couples For Women X For Men
Ovarian reserve blood test (AMH) For Couples For Women For Men X
Ovarian ultrasound scan For Couples For Women For Men X
Comprehensive fertility review and consultation For Couples For Women For Men
Consultations and fertility assessments
Pure IVF consultation with a nurse £100
Pre-IVF consultation with a consultant (60 minutes) £200
Diagnostic Scan £135
Diagnostic Scan – Treatment elsewhere £150
Review Consultation (30 minutes) £110

Treatment packages

IVF treatment package £3,500

What’s included?

  • All monitoring ultrasound scans
  • Egg recovery including sedation
  • Blastocyst culture (where required)
  • Embryo transfer pregnancy scan or a review consultation
  • Two counselling sessions

Additional Services

  • HFEA licence £85
  • Medication £1500 - £3000
  • ICSI £1100
  • Vitrification (freezing) £650
  • Embryoscope £350

Our treatment packages are available at Cambridge IVF and our satellite clinic, Ipswich IVF.

Our laboratory is in the Cambridge clinic. If you choose to have your treatment from Ipswich you will be required to travel to Cambridge for your egg collection and embryo transfer (or insemination if you are having IUI). The rest of your appointments will be in Ipswich.

We do not include pre-treatment assessments, baseline scans, ICSI or Embryo freezing in our any of our package prices.

Other packages

Frozen blastocyst transfer package single cycle | £1775 incl. HFEA Fee (Multi-Cycle Package £1175 incl. HFEA Fee)

What’s included?

  • ultrasound scans and blood tests during cycle
  • blastocyst thawing, transfer and culture
  • pregnancy scan or review consultation
  • one counselling session

Medication additional cost which averages

IUI package | £825

What’s included?

  • ultrasound scans and blood tests during cycle
  • the insemination procedure
  • pregnancy scan or review consultation
  • one counselling session

You will also be required to pay for the pre-treatment assessments, donor sperm (if required) and drugs which average £500 - £600.

Freezing and storage

Freeze all | £325

Freezing of all embryos gives an additional advantage of almost eliminating the risk of ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome or OHHS as it is known. The frozen transfer will replace the fresh transfer included in your chosen package.

What’s included?

  • Vitrification
  • 1 x Frozen Blastocyst Transfer with Medication if required
  • First year storage

Egg freezing package | Single Cycle £2,750 Multi-Egg freezing package £6,750 (3 cycles)

What’s included?

  • Cost of drugs
  • HFEA Fee
  • Vitrification and first year storage
  • Monitoring scans and blood tests during the cycle/s
  • Egg recovery including sedation
Egg freezing package costs
Type Cost
Type Blastocyst freezing by vitrification and first year’s storage Cost £650
Type Annual egg storage from year two onwards Cost £300
Type Annual blastocyst storage from year two onwards Cost £300
Type First semen freezing including one year of storage Cost £300
Type Subsequent semen samples for freezing Cost £150
Type Annual semen storage from year two onwards Cost £300
Type HFEA Fee Cost £80
Type HFEA Fee with donor insemination Cost £37.50
Type EmbryoScopeTM Cost £350
Type Counselling session Cost £60
Type Admin fee for medical summary/referral Cost £25-£50
Type Admin fee for private prescription Cost £50
Type Admin fee for transport of gametes out of CIVF to UK clinic Cost £100
Type Admin fee for transport of gametes out of CIVF to overseas clinic Cost £200
Type Admin fee for transport of gametes out of CIVF to
overseas clinic (including special export directive)
Cost £300
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Diagnostic tests and screening
Type Cost
Type Diagnostic semen analysis (DSA) and post vasectomy
semen analysis
Cost £130 (for each test)
Type DNA fragmentation test (includes DSA) Cost £350 (only available in Cambridge)
Type Motile sperm organelle morphology examination (includes DSA) Cost £250 (only available in Cambridge)
Type Retrograde ejaculation analysis Cost £150
Type Antisperm antibody testing Cost £150
Type Diagnostic Blood Tests (AMH, FSH, LH, TSH, FBC, Vit D Cost £150
Type Chlamydia Cost £45
Type CMV Cost £30
Type Cystic Fibrosis Cost £200
Type Endometrial Receptivity Array Cost £900
Type Hepatitis B – Core antibody, Hepatitis B – Surface antigen and Hepatitis C Cost £50 (for each test)
Type HyCoSy Cost £450
Type Hysteroscopy including biopsy Cost £900
Type Individual blood tests – LH, FSH, TH, FBC Cost £10 each
Type Lupus anticoagulant Cost £80
Type Oestradiol (E2), Progesterone and Prolactin Cost £30 (for each test)
Type Rubella Cost £30
Type Syphilis Cost £50
Type Testosterone and Toxoplasmosis Cost £45 (for each test)
Type Viral testing (incl. HIV, Hep B and Hep C) Cost £100

Treatment cancellation and refunds

Unfortunately, treatment cycles are occasionally cancelled for clinical reasons. For instance, patients may fail to respond adequately to stimulation, meaning that egg collection is not possible. Conversely, some patients may over-respond to stimulation and the medical team may advise that there is a very high risk of developing Ovarian Hyper stimulation Syndrome if treatment continues.

We understand that any decision to cancel is a serious disappointment to you. Hence we try to avoid situations in which we are forced to advise cancellation. However, sometimes we must do so in the interests of your health and well-being or where an outcome is not within our control. Cambridge IVF staff will always include you in these discussions and be open about the reasons for advising cancellation.


Cancellation before egg collection

If your single IVF, ICSI or MACS ICSI cycle is cancelled at any stage before egg collection, a refund minus a charge of £650 and any drug costs incurred up to that point will be given.

Cancellation after egg collection

A £200 refund will be given.

Complete failure of fertilisation

In very rare cases, where none of the eggs collected fertilise and there are no embryos to transfer, £200 will be refunded.

Freeze all embryos

In certain circumstances, it may be necessary to freeze all of your embryos for clinical reasons, most commonly because of the risk of OHSS. In these circumstances, there will be a cost of £245 which will cover the cost of vitrification, frozen embryo transfer and the first year of storage. The frozen transfer will replace the fresh one.

Frozen blastocyst transfer

  • If a frozen blastocyst transfer is cancelled before thawing, there will be a charge of £150 plus any drug costs incurred.
  • If a frozen blastocyst transfer is cancelled after thawing there will be a charge of £250 plus any drug costs incurred.
  • If we cancel your natural cycle frozen blastocyst transfer due to the expected day of transfer falling on a Sunday a full refund will be made.


  • If a cycle of DI or IUI is booked but then cancelled there is a fee of £250.

Any refunds will be paid once our finance department has received confirmation of the change in treatment from Cambridge IVF staff. Any outstanding costs will be deducted from refunds. Refund payments will be to the card used for the initial payment.

Queries and questions

Working out how much you may need to pay isn’t always easy. If you have any queries about this please call 01223 349010 Option 5 or about any other aspect of our service, please use Option 3. If you’re planning to have your treatment led at Ipswich call 01473 703092. You can also email us reach us on Twitter @CambridgeIVF or Facebook @Cambridge IVF.

Further information

Pregnancy scan

An early pregnancy scan at the Rosie or Ipswich Hospital is included in your package price. Further specialist pregnancy scans are available from Cambridge Fetal Care at the Rosie. Visit or call 01223 217227for further information and up-to-date pricing.

Drug costs

These are additional to the treatment package cost, unless you are having PURE, Multi-Cycle or the Egg Freezing Package. Post pregnancy test drugs are additional to the all-inclusive package prices and will be invoiced separately.

Please be aware that the drug costs vary according to the regime prescribed but on average drug costs range from £1,500 to £4250 per cycle of IVF or ICSI.

All drugs prices are inclusive of VAT and include home delivery. A charge of £65 will be added for Saturday deliveries.

Please be aware that occasionally further medication may be required due to a number of factors including dose, length of prescription and whether the type of medication has to be changed, therefore on occasions further medication costs may be incurred with additional delivery costs.

Payment for consultation and pre-treatment screening tests are at the time of booking. If a consultation is cancelled with less than 48 hours’ notice, no refund will be made.

Payment for treatment packages, additional services and drugs are payable prior to the commencement of treatment.

If you decide to cancel your treatment after your consultation but prior to receipt of drugs and start of treatment the package price will be refunded.

How to pay

Payment can be made by the following methods:

  • Credit Card/Debit Card payment: Over the phone or in person at the unit.

We are smoke-free

Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the hospital campus. For advice and support in quitting, contact your GP or the free NHS stop smoking helpline on 0800 169 0 169.

Other formats

Help accessing this information in other formats is available. To find out more about the services we provide, please visit our patient information help page (see link below) or telephone 01223 256998.

Contact us

Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road, Cambridge

Telephone +44 (0)1223 245151