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New Online Groups England

Fertility Network UK has recently launched three new online support groups: A secondary infertility group:  We have a new group for parents who are experiencing fertility problems which will meet online once every other month. If you would like to join the group or to find out more about it,…

Volunteers’ Week is here!

Happy Volunteer’s Week to the outstanding Fertility Network volunteers we have the pleasure to work with. We have volunteers across the UK who kindly donate their time to support those with fertility issues in their local communities. Our volunteers provide peer support by running local support groups and our Main…

N.Ireland Co-ordinator working with Human Rights Commission

The N. Ireland Co-ordinator is working with legal representatives and the Human Rights Commission to challenge the inadequate NHS criteria for IVF fertility treatment for same sex couples. Fertility Network UK, on behalf of our Service Users, are keen to see movement in N. Ireland towards full implementation of the…

Scottish Fertility Options day a success!

Fertility Network Scotland were delighted to organise and host our annual Scottish Fertility Options day on Saturday 6th May 2017 in Glasgow. Information is vital no matter where you are on your journey and being informed will help you cope better with the ‘Fertility Rollercoaster’.  It brings people together who…

Fertility hope as scientists hail ‘world first’ in sperm selection

A new technique of identifying the best sperm for fertility treatment could ultimately improve success rates and develop new methods to help boost male fertility

Support for those in Northern Ireland

A group from the charity, who are living a life of involuntary childlessness, attended a Mindfulness workshop on Saturday 13 May at NICVA, Belfast, N. Ireland.  Frank Liddy from Aware, a mental health awareness charity, delivered the Mindfulness "taster workshop" and all who attended appreciated the benefits and would be…

Gaps in UK fertility treatment push patients abroad

A joint survey between Fertility Clinics Abroad and Fertility Network UK reveals drivers for seeking IVF overseas

Thorns & Flowers: Infertility experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Women

This project was carried out by an interdisciplinary team of female researchers at Cardiff and Aberystwyth and set out to explore the use of an arts & drawing workshop to understand the infertility experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Women. The team are now pleased to announce that the booklet…

Cheshire CCGs slash NHS IVF

West, East and South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs have cut NHS IVF effective from 28 April. The cuts affect existing patients as well as new referrals.

Men: we need your help with our fertility survey

Too little is know about how men understand, experience and cope with fertility issues, you can change that by completing our online survey