Dr Thanos Papathanasiou, CEO and medical director of the world's first IVF clinic, asks if clinics can do more to support patients to access fertility treatment?...
Dr Thanos Papathanasiou
CEO & Medical Director, Bourn Hall Clinics, UK
As the CEO and Medical Director of the world's first IVF clinic, Bourne Hall, Dr Thanos Papathanasiou is an advocate of driving excellence and providing high-quality patient-centred care.
Thanos believes that there is more that clinics can do to support the fertility journey and that providing patient-friendly pathways is as important as delivering high success rates. He has been speaking openly and has been raising awareness about the impact of infertility and fertility treatment on the mental health of patients and the role of clinics in emotionally supporting their patients during this difficult journey.
BioNews Articles by Dr Thanos Papathanasiou
Identifying the risk of low ovarian response during repeat IVF — implications for fertility treatment provision during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased workload for assisted conception clinics world-wide...
The Health Secretary's announcement on 1 May 2020 that fertility services in the UK could apply to reopen was a message of hope for all those who depend on fertility treatment for having a baby.
Being a healthy weight, eating a varied diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables, taking regular exercise and cutting alcohol — is all good advice for everyone. But the direct influence on these factors on the fertility of both men and women, highlighte