Fertility Network UK responds to Belfast Health Trust consultation

With only one NHS IVF treatment cycle in N. Ireland available to eligible couples, staff at Fertility Network UK were deeply disappointed the Health Trust proposed to defer all NHS IVF treatment for new patients until 1 April 2018.

This proposal, with a potential saving of £750,000, was open to public consultation.  Fertility Network UK’s response to the consultation was submitted on 5 October 2017, stressed asking the public and their representatives to comment on the reasonableness of these potential cuts was unfair, unethical and cruel.  We await a decision and hope these proposed cuts will be reversed.