Fertility preservation in the NHS: a national assessment of care policies for cryopreservation of oocytes, sperm and embryos – Dr Sania Latif, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Sania Latif is a clinical research fellow in reproductive medicine at University College London Hospital. She is doing her obstetrics and gynaecology training in North Central and East London Deanery and an MD at UCL based on the MODA Trial, which aims to evaluate the effectiveness of prolonged downregulation in women with adenomyosis undergoing IVF treatment.


Follicular fluid levels of IL-10 influence fertilisation and early embryo development – Dr Lucia Hartigan, Merrion Fertility Clinic and University College Dublin, Ireland

Pregnancy outcome in Turner syndrome – Elizabeth Burt, University College London Hospital, UK

Nurse sedation service for assisted reproduction procedures – a patient centred approach – Jennifer Ulyatt, NHS Tayside, UK
Jennifer Ulyatt is the Lead Nurse Sedationist in the Assisted Conception Unit in Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. She has worked in this role since 2013. Her post was to introduce and develop the nurse sedation service, which is now completely nurse led with three registered nurses in the team. The nurse sedation service in Ninewells is the first unit in Scotland to successfully introduce a sedation service specifically for fertility procedures.

Genitourinary infections on sperm DNA fragmentation in men with infertility – Carmen Ho, Imperial College London, UK
Carmen Lok Tung Ho is a current fifth-year medical student at Imperial College London who has a special interest in endocrinology and andrology. She has recently been awarded first-class honours for a Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) degree in Endocrinology.

A comparison of outcome of ICSI with epididymal and testicular sperm – a decade of nationwide data – Dr Jonathan Lewin, University College London Hospital and North Middlesex University Hospital, UK