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Assisted Conception Unit – Christmas closure dates

During the festive season, please note that the laboratory will be closed for its annual maintenance. This means that if you are:

  • starting a long cycle of IVF/ICSI, you will not be able to commence treatment with any period starting from Friday 30 October until Saturday 28 November 2020
  • starting a short cycle of IVF/ICSI you will not be able to start treatment with any periods from Monday 30 November until Monday 28 December 2020
  • having an IUI, FET Natural, FET tablets only, last period to start will be Sunday 29 November until Tuesday 29 December 2020. (For natural FET surge by Monday 14 December 2020).

For a medicated frozen cycle you will not be able to start treatment with any period starting from Monday 30 October until Monday 28 December 2020.

Please do not hesitate to speak to our team if you have any questions.

For more information please visit our Coronavirus – fertility update page or contact our team on 020 7188 2300.


Since 1991, the Assisted Conception Unit (ACU) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ has helped hundreds of people with fertility problems to conceive and we are known worldwide as an innovator in fertility treatments. We will look after and care for you throughout your time with us.

Our Assisted Conception Unit always puts you first, from the moment you walk in to our state-of-the-art unit on the 11th floor of Guy’s Hospital and start your fertility journey.

You’ll feel instantly at ease in the unit’s relaxing, inviting and contemporary environment. Our dedicated labs, fully equipped theatres and well-designed procedure rooms create a fertility clinic unlike any other within an NHS or private London hospital.

You can be sure of the best possible medical advice and support from our world-renowned clinicians and our experienced and expert teams, who are passionate about helping fulfil your desire for a baby.

Our pioneering treatments have featured on the BBC and other TV channels, because we are constantly researching and innovating the field of fertility, especially IVF.

We are also the largest, most successful clinic in the UK for specialised preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) treatment, and we’re licensed to carry out stem cell research.

Whatever your treatment, we’ll guide and help you every step of the way, giving you the highest standards of care and attention.

If you’d like to read more about the options available to you, simply download a copy of the ACU brochure.

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