Fertility service opens more clinics to meet ‘20% rise in demand’

The clinical director of Sims IVF, which will open outlets in Dundalk and Limerick, says he expects no slowdown in business

Damien O’Dowd, Group Clinic Director of Sims IVF. ‘People who may have gone abroad for treatment in the past have been staying in Ireland as a result of the pandemic. People’s lifestyle choices are also a factor’. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Sims IVF, the largest fertility provider in Ireland, is opening two satellite clinics as it reports a surge in demand for its services. A new clinic will open in Dundalk in Co Louth next week, following the opening of another premises in Castletroy, Co Limerick last month.

Sims has experienced a 20 per cent increase in demand for its fertility treatments, which include egg freezing and IVF, over the past year, Damien O’Dowd, group ...