Benjamin Zephaniah meets Kevin McEleny
Consultant urologist Kevin McEleny explains why male infertility has been a taboo subject and what needs to change.
In approximately half of couples experiencing difficulty conceiving, part of the problem lies with the male. Despite this, male infertility is a largely under-researched and taboo subject. To find out why, and what needs to be done, Benjamin Zephaniah meets consultant urologist Kevin McEleny, who leads the Male Fertility Service at the Newcastle Fertility Centre in the International Centre for Life. Producer Sarah Blunt.
Fertility Network UK offers information, advice and support for anyone suffering from infertility related problems.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is the UK's independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research. The website offers details of licensed fertility clinics across the UK.