News

Good news on IVF waiting times in Scotland

With support of the Scottish Government, IVF provision in Scotland continues to be the most equitable and fair in the UK. Patients in Scotland are offered up to 3 cycles of treatment where it will be clinically effective, with the same criteria being applied to all patients regardless of where…

Fertility Network UK campaign for fair access to NHS IVF

Make a difference #IVFGoldStandard UK fertility guidelines from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) state that if you are unable to have children without medical help, women under 40 should be able to access 3 full cycles of NHS IVF (if clinically eligible). However, the vast majority…

Deferring NHS IVF in Northern Ireland distressing for patients and economically short-sighted

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Advice to existing patients affected by NHS IVF cuts in West, East and South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs

New NHS IVF policies in West, East and South Cheshire and Vale Royal affect existing patients as well as new referrals

Southend CCG consults on removing NHS IVF

Please complete brief online survey here to save NHS IVF in Southend

Adoption Workshop

Are you considering moving from fertility treatment into adoption?

Fertility Network UK is on the move!

Fertility Network have been busy this last month, preparing for the relocation to our new head office. After 14 eventful years at Charter House in Bexhill, we moving to London. The new Fertility Network UK head office location Our details of our new location are: Address 20 Egerton Drive Greenwich…

The Fertility Show – tickets now on sale!

Tickets on sale for London Olympia 4 - 5 November 2017

Spread the word #IVFis40

Tell us what IVF means to you. Did it change your life or not? We want to hear from patients, IVF children and professionals

Wales Fertility Options Day – A Way Forward

When: 9 September 2017, 10am – 3pm Where: Sachville Avenue, Cardiff CF14 3NY #fertilitywales2017 – Fertility Network Wales are holding the second annual Wales Fertility Options Day. The event will offer free access to a range of fertility specialists from all over the UK and Europe. Finding help and information about fertility issues…

Stricter access criteria for NHS IVF in Richmond

From 1 Aug 2017, Richmond CCG is introducing tighter access criteria for NHS IVF, while continuing to offer 1 partial NHS-funded IVF cycle for women under 40

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs plans to cut access to NHS IVF

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Add on fertility treatments – we need your experience and views

Please complete the short online survey about add on fertility treatments: how they should be offered by clinics, what information patients need and how much they should expect to pay

Did you know there is a new HFEA website?

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority are the UK's independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research. The HFEA licenses fertility clinics and centres carrying out in vitro fertilisation (IVF), other assisted conception procedures and human embryo research. The site offers: Impartial and up-to-date information All-new Choose a Fertility…

3 Worcestershire CCGs cuts NHS IVF

Redditch and Bromsgrove, South Worcestershire and Wyre Forest CCGs have cut the number of NHS IVF cycles they offer from 2 to 1

Herts Valleys CCG NHS IVF suspension; plans to cut services

Herts Valleys CCG has suspended NHS IVF for six months while it and 2 other CCGs - East and North Hertfordshire CCG and West Essex CCG - consult on cutting all NHS IVF.

Same-sex couples’ online fertility group launches

If you're in a same-sex relationship and undergoing fertility treatment or considering your fertility options why not join our online fertility group

Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine changes update

Decision to be made in coming months about who will be the new provider after Nov 17 for the IVF services currently provided by BCRM at Southmead hospital in Bristol

Swindon CCG slashes NHS IVF

Swindon CCG has cut the number of NHS IVF cycles it offers from 3 to 1 partial cycle, effective from 1 April 2017