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  • 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 […]

  • We are looking for experts on Endometriosis to join our Quality Standards Advisory Committee (QSAC) to develop a quality standard. We are recruiting to the following roles: a gynaecologist – secondary care a GP with an interest in endometriosis a nurse a radiologist Information on the posts is available on the NICE website, please follow […]

  • This single day course costs £375 and includes course documentation, equipment, lunch and refreshments.  Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Register here today! Venue: MASTER Unit, Royal Liverpool Academy, Broadgreen Hospital Education Centre, Kent Lodge, Thomas Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L14 3LB View venue website and directions Overview and Programme: Surgery for tubal damage and some pelvic pathology has […]

  • The British Fertility Society welcomes the HFEA’s report on issues in clinics that were highlighted by the Daily Mail in May this year. We are reassured to see that this thorough investigation has found high standards in the majority of clinics. In most cases the HFEA does not have any major concerns but there are, unfortunately, still […]

  • On IVF’s 40th anniversary we should be celebrating Jean Purdy – the world’s first embryologist – who died before she could see the full impact of her pioneering work. Behind every Nobel Prize winning man, there is a brilliant woman, or so it seems. Like Rosalind Franklin (who jointly discovered the 3D structure of DNA) […]