Canterbury DHB


Procedure to Organise a Freeze

Patients requiring semen storage should contact Fertility Associates to arrange an appointment:

1st Floor Hyatt Chambers
249 Papanui Road
Phone 375 4000

For patients unable to leave the ward:

  1. Contact Fertility Associates (ph 375 4000 ext 749), to organise a time for semen analysis and possible freeze. Arrange for Fertility Associates to fax a copy of the referral form, patient information leaflet, consent form, and the laboratory request form.
  2. Give the information leaflet to the patient. Discuss the procedure with the patient, and obtain informed consent.
  3. Arrange for the sample, laboratory form, and a copy of the signed consent to be delivered to Fertility Associates, Andrology Laboratory, 1st Floor Hyatt Chambers, 249 Papanui Road. They will analyse the sample and if it is suitable, freeze it.

About this Canterbury DHB document (5083):

Document Owner:

Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Last Reviewed:

January 2019

Next Review:

January 2022


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Topic Code: 5083