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PATIENT INFORMATION EVENING

The next patient information evening will be held on Monday 6th November 2017 at 7 pm in the Gannochy Lecture Theatre, Ninewells Hospital (when you come in the main entrance of the hospital, turn along the first corridor on the left and the lecture theatre will be signposted. This is for all patients due to come through for treatment soon or those interested in having treatment.

CHRISTMAS CLOSURE

The last date for egg collection will be Friday 15th December.  Embryo transfers will be carried out until Friday 22nd December.  The Unit will be open during the theatre closure except for the public holidays on 25th, 26th December and 1st, 2nd January therefore scans can be carried out during this time.  Egg collections will resume on Monday 8th January 2018

THANKS TO LEE CROMPTON

Lee Crompton has written another book called ‘The Brussel  Scouts and is donating all the profits from the first print run of 100 to BirthTay.  The book is now available to pre-order on Lee’s website – www.leecrompton.com

SUPPORT GROUP

Support group meetings are facilitated by Clare Fulton of Fertility Network Scotland – clare@fertilitynetworkscotland.org and are held from 6 pm to 8 pm on the second Thursday of each month in Seminar Room  C, Ninewells Hospital – when you enter the hospital, turn along the first corridor on the left into the ‘University area. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO MEETING IN SEPTEMBER

THANK YOU

We have received a cheque for £1582 raised from people doing the Glasgow KiltWalk in April.  The amount raised had a 40% top up from the Hunter Foundation and the proceeds of the charity dinner with President Obama.

Huge thanks to  Exxon-Mobil who donated a fantastic £4,000 to BirthTay.

Gail Halstead took part in the Edinburgh marathon in May and raised more than £1000 for BirthTay

Many thanks to Lee Crompton who signed 50 copies of his book The Escape-peas and gave the proceeds to BirthTay.  This raised £130.

 

Thanks and congratulations to Alan Tindal and friends who completed the 3 Peaks Challenge on 16th June and raised over £1200 for BirthTay.

3 peaks challenge

Many thanks to Jill Robertson who, with her twins Isla and Gregor, handed over a cheque for £1000 for BirthTay.  Jill raised this by holding a tuckshop at her work.

Lucie and Richard Ainsworth did a sky dive and raised £2,500 for BirthTay.  See photos! Skydive1

MONEY GIVING

BirthTay is now registered with Virgin Money Giving instead of Just Giving – just log on to Virginmoneygiving.com and search for BirthTay

 

Donors

We are now able to pay egg donors a fee of £750 per treatment cycle and sperm donors £35 per clinic visit, if you would like further information, please contact Anne McConnell.

 

BIRTHTAY GOODS FOR SALE

We have a range of good for sale, all with the BirthTay logo.  All proceeds go directly to the Unit.  We have:

Badges                                           £1

Trolley coins                                 £1

Shopping bags                              £2

McLaggan Smith mugs               £5

 

FUNDRAISING

BirthTay is the fundraising arm of the ACU. If you feel you can help by making a donation or by organising a fundraising event, please let Anne McConnell know.  If shopping online, you can raise money for BirthTay by visiting www.easyfundraising.org.uk/BirthTay

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