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RHG’s Professor Nardo cleared of all charges following two-day trial

On Friday 20th December 2019, Professor Luciano Nardo, founder and Clinical Director of the Reproductive Health Group, was cleared of all charges relating to three assaults, which were alleged to have taken place earlier this year. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/top-doctor-cleared-three-counts-17454153 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7824655/Gynaecologist-43-cleared-hitting-16-year-old-girl.html Accused of assault Professor Nardo went on trial at Tameside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 17th December, accused […]

Premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is common. It is when ejaculation occurs too soon during intercourse. The normal duration of intercourse is between 5 and 6 minutes, but this can vary. It is not unusual to have premature ejaculation once in while. If it occurs frequently then you may need help. Premature ejaculation can be caused by prostate problems, […]

Vasectomy reversal

We undertake vasectomy reversal on a regular basis using magnification techniques which provide success rates of up to 95% for those patients who are within 10 years of vasectomy. A consultation is usually undertaken with your partner; sometimes it may be that your partner will need a female fertility opinion. If the latter is the […]

Overcoming Unexplained Infertility

It can be very confusing for patients to be told by their IVF specialist that they have ‘unexplained infertility’. They find it hard to believe that infertility can still be unexplained despite the medical and technological advances that exist today. The truth is however that despite cutting edge medical technology, there are some things which […]

Benefits of IUI treatment

What is IUI? Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is when sperm is prepared and inserted by catheter directly into a woman’s uterus during her ovulation. This heightens the chance of sperm successfully reaching the fallopian tubes and fertilisation occurring. The fallopian tubes will have been checked beforehand to ensure they are open and clear, as the sperm will […]

Lifestyle & Fertility

Lifestyle has a major impact on our general health, including our fertility. The things we eat and the way in which we cope with stressful situations have a long-term impact on our health. Therefore trying to eat a healthy and balanced diet along with keeping active will be a positive step in improving fertility performance. […]

Fertility preservation for the under 35’s

RHG’s Clinical Director Luciano Nardo suggests that egg freezing using the vitrification method should be an option to consider for all women under 35 in order to help preserve their own fertility. “Whilst it is established that elective egg freezing doesn’t guarantee pregnancy outcome, it can increase the chances of a woman being able to conceive her […]

Meet our team – Clinical Director Professor Luciano Nardo

How did you begin your career in IVF? After training in Italy, London and Manchester I was appointed as a consultant in the IVF Unit at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester, where I was responsible for all aspects of reproductive medicine and surgery as part of a team of IVF specialists. I worked there full time […]

A Quick Guide to Fertility Treatments

There are several different fertility treatments available and a treatment that is suitable for one patient may not be suitable for another. Equally each treatment may provide a greater chance of success depending on a patient’s circumstances. Here is a quick guide to the fertility treatments we currently offer here at RHG and when they are typically […]

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Eight things to ask your fertility clinic

1. How does the clinic decide which treatments to choose? Through a thorough consultation with the individual or couple involved, including examining medical and reproductive histories, and by carrying out relevant tests and investigations, your consultant will be able to identify which course of treatment is the right one for you. View RHG’s range of  […]