Ruth Keat

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-10-07 at 01:24:25

Ruth commenced her career in IVF nursing in 1988, she was instrumental in the establishment of the first regional IVF clinic in Australia. Ruth held the position of Director of Nursing at this clinic for twenty-one years. Her wealth of experience in IVF was also utilised to establish clinical services at three other IVF clinics in Australia and the subsequent ongoing management of these clinics. Ruth’s extensive experience in performing ultrasounds and embryo transfers for fertility patients for 28 years is a valuable asset to the patients of Life Fertility Clinic. Ruth has been the main point of contact for couples undertaking Surrogacy at Life Fertility


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