Mrs Catherine Hayden



GMC number: 4017606

Practicing since: 1993



Sub-specialties: Reproductive Medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesday afternoons monthly (fortnightly may be accommodated)
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Catherine Hayden is a fulltime accredited consultant in gynaecology and subspecialist in reproductive medicine and surgery. She is a qualified obstetrician but ceased practising in this field when she was appointed to Leeds Fertility in 2010. She is a champion of wholistic, patient-centred and patient-driven care based upon sound scientific evidence. She has a reputation for listening. She is trained in all aspects of advanced fertility medicine, providing Licensed treatment (e.g. IVF, egg and sperm donation, fertility preservation) through Leeds Fertility clinic (Seacroft Hospital) where she is a Partner. Leeds Fertility is one of the largest and most comprehensive programs in the North of England and consistently out-performs the national average success rates for IVF. ( Treatments are offered to couples eligible for NHS funding and also, seamlessly for privately-funded patients under the same roof. 

Mrs Hayden’s surgical practice is Leeds-based.

Outside of work she a mum to pre-teen boys and wife of a general surgeon. She enjoys keeping fit with 10k running and strength training. She has recently discovered Pilates. She loves travelling adventures with her family and has taken great pleasure in a number of period house renovation projects.

Special interests

Fertility and fertility-related gynaecology including male subfertility

Treatments and tests offered by Mrs Catherine Hayden at Nuffield Health

  • Pregnancy advisory service

Locations Mrs Catherine Hayden works with

Related experience


Research and Academic Interests

Postgraduate Doctorate of Medicine in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Fertility preservation
Egg quality and poor ovarian reserve


  • Premium Medical Protection insured
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG),
  • Member of British Fertility Society (BFS) & European Society of Human Reperoduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE)

Other posts held

  • Consultant gynaecologist and sub specialist in reproductive medicine and surgery York Teaching Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospital

Insurers Mrs Catherine Hayden works with

Mrs Catherine Hayden works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna


Mrs Catherine Hayden does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mrs Catherine Hayden does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mrs Catherine Hayden does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.