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Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent approve fertility policy that is the worst in UK

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent integrated care board (ICB) has approved a new interim fertility policy which offers the bare minimum of NHS-funded help – just one embryo transfer for women aged 23-40 – and makes accessing NHS fertility treatment harder or impossible for other groups. The new policy comes into force…

Coping with Christmas when you have fertility issues

Is there a best way to face the festive season when it fills you with dread? Here are some tips

Can you help with some important research about Trauma in Infertility?

This survey is open to those who have been diagnosed with infertility, are undergoing, or have had treatment within the last 5 years across the UK and Ireland and we want you to have your say. If you feel this is relevant to you, we would very much appreciate you…

Fertility patients priced out of becoming parents and pressured into unwelcome and potentially risky treatment choices by cost-of-living crisis and lack of NHS-funded care

At the start of Fertility Week 2023, Fertility Network releases survey on how the cost-of-living crisis is impacting fertility patients

Search on for new Fertility Network UK chief executive

Fertility Network UK is looking for a new permanent CEO

Breaking News! – First UK Womb Transplant

This is an historic moment – the first womb transplant in the UK. It’s a wonderful, exciting step forward in science and, for fertility medicine, it’s the dawn of a new era.

National Fertility Awareness Week; 30th Oct – 5th Nov 2023

#Fighting4Fertility Join us during Fertility Week 2023 30 Oct – 5 November 2023 1 in 6 people in the UK face fertility issues, and our aim is to make sure everyone on a fertility journey, whatever the stage they’re at, has the support and information they need. Join us, amplify…

Hertfordshire & West Essex ICB Fertility Under Review – Have Your Say!

Hertfordshire & West Essex ICB is carrying out a review of its policy on specialist fertility treatment.  All policies need review from time to time and this particular one was due for a review in 2022. An extension was agreed to September 2023 which is why we are now seeking…

Frimley ICB will be changing its policy on access to NHS-funded fertility treatment for female same-sex couples

Fertility Network congratulates @whatwegandidnext for their tenacity & courage in challenging this unfair policy... they've done an incredible job of raising awareness of the terrible financial hurdle female same-sex couples face when they're hoping to start a family. Frimley Integrated Care Board hasn't said yet how it is going to…

Update on proposed Welsh fertility policy changes

The Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) has provided an update on its proposed changes to fertility treatment in Wales. Thank you to everyone who responded to the consultation earlier this year. The WHSSC is now in the process of considering all the responses and comments it received, and this…

Could you be a Fertility Network board trustee?

We're looking for trustees to help shape our future as we celebrate our 20th anniversary.

Update on the proposed changes to fertility treatment in Wales

Update from Llais Cymru on the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) proposed changes to fertility treatment in Wales

Fertility Network is hiring!

Could you be our Communications & Content Manager for six months and help us celebrate our 20th birthday?

Hope & female choice at heart of Fertility Trends report, but concerns about falling NHS IVF

Hope and female choice are at the heart of a striking Fertility Trends 2021 report, but too many fertility patients are paying for their own medical care; says UK’s national fertility charity, Fertility Network UK, in response to the HFEA’s 2021 Fertility Trends report

Fertility Network UK appoints interim chief executive

Dr Catherine Hill appointed as new interim chief exec of Fertility Network UK

The Fertility Show is back 20-21 May 2023

Tickets for the show are on sale now.

Tips for coping with Mother’s Day

Mother's Day can be one of the toughest days of the year when you're struggling with infertility. Here are some tips to help you get through the day.