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  • ICC Birmingham  |  3-5 January 2019 Joint Conference of the UK Fertility Societies: the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction & Fertility http://fertilityconference.org The theme for the 2019 joint annual conference is “Technologies and controversies” Download and view the exciting, cutting edge programme of high profile, scientific international and […]

  • Louise Brown is an extraordinary woman.  Extraordinary by virtue of her conception – the first IVF baby. On 25 July 2018 Louise Brown and the world are celebrating her 40th Birthday. You might think that there is nothing special about a 40th birthday but this is no ordinary birthday. In the last 10 years, finally, […]

  • BFS is supporting the development of a minimum data set (core outcome set) for infertility.   We are coming together address the widespread, unwarranted variation in the collection and reporting of outcomes in infertility research. This is a barrier to improving the care people with infertility receive.   We strongly encouraging anyone, anywhere with expertise or experience infertility to […]

  • By Professor Joyce Harper, Dr Kylie Baldwin, Dr Lucy Van de Wiel and Professor Jacky Boivin Appeared in BioNews 946 In the UK, the storage limit for eggs frozen for social reasons is currently limited to ten years: too short for healthy young women wanting to preserve their opportunities to conceive later in life. The age at which women are […]

  • The LOCI (Letrozole Or Clomifene for ovulation Induction) trial is a proposed new study to determine the best treatment for ovulation induction (OI). This is planned to be a 2×2 factorial design trial, so that women will first be randomised to receive clomifene or letrozole, then a second randomisation will decide if they receive metformin […]

  • Today (2 February 2018), the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published a scientific impact paper that shows that government funding is the most important factor in reducing the rate of multiple pregnancies following IVF treatment. Consultant Gynaecologist Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the British Fertility Society said “Along with the RCOG, the BFS calls […]

  • Healthcare professionals call for better practices in preserving future fertility for cancer patients, transfolk, and others. Today (4 January), at the Fertility 2018 meeting in Liverpool, the British Fertility Society will present brand new guidelines for clinicians on fertility preservation for people assigned female at birth. Fertility preservation is a rapidly growing specialty and the […]

  • The department of obstetrics and gynaecology are looking to recruit a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist to provide fertility services. This is a consultant post to join a team of eleven other consultants. The appointee will be the lead of fertility service. The hospital has a purpose built assisted conception unit completing about 150 IVF cycles […]

  • In support of National Fertility Awareness Week, the HFEA has today (Thursday 2 November 2017) published exclusive data which reveals some new milestones for UK fertility treatment. More than 300,000 children in total have now been born in the UK from licensed fertility treatment since 1991. This significant milestone, which includes combined figures for IVF […]

  • Figures released today (Monday 30 October 2017) by Fertility Fairness highlight the postcode lottery that exists for people seeking IVF treatment in the UK and the cuts to funding in most areas in recent years. Almost all the local clinical commissioning groups in the UK now fail to comply with NICE recommendations and some are not […]