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Service Provision: A Tertiary Clinic Director’s View

  • D. H. Barlow


This book explores a wide range of topics within the field of infertility, indicating current research-based developments. The theme of this chapter is service provision. From the couple’s standpoint this might be paraphrased “How do we provide couples with the most sensitive and effective service, preferably without cost?” From the health manager’s viewpoint it might be paraphrased as “How do we provide the couples in our Health District with the most cost-effective service?” In giving the tertiary clinic director’s view the question might be “How do we give infertile couples the best possible service and how do we translate that into a form of service provision which someone will purchase, hopefully the health authority or board?


Service Provision Assisted Reproduction Tertiary Centre Infertile Couple Unexplained Infertility 
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