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Fertility Fairness responds to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG’s decision

Sarah Norcross, co-chair of campaign group Fertility Fairness and director of Progress Educational trust said: ‘Fertility patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will be devastated to hear that the clinical commissioning group has decided to remove access to NHS IVF permanently – despite the Government’s warning that it is unacceptable to…

#CryingShame – Campaign for Fertility Support Services

It's a #CryingShame - Campaign for Fertility Support Services is supporting people coping with the roller coaster of emotions people feel whilst trying to conceive, such as feelings, depression and isolation.

Couple call for an end to Oxfordshire’s IVF ‘postcode lottery’

A ‘POSTCODE lottery’ in IVF treatment has been accused of having a ‘devastating’ impact on couples struggling to have children in Oxfordshire. Emily Scott and her husband Ben from Abingdon had been trying to get pregnant for three years when they realised something may be wrong and discussed options with…

Get A Drip ‘fertility’ IV that costs £250 withdrawn from sale

A wellness company has withdrawn a £250 IV "fertility drip" after experts said it could "exploit vulnerable women".

Government demands IVF “lottery” ends in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The Department of Health and Social Care has demanded all NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) provide free IVF treatments. Free fertility treatment for Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and parts of Essex were previously scrapped in order to save the NHS money. On behalf of the government, MP Jackie Doyle described the situation…

Experts Discuss: ‘Social Egg Freezing’ – Does It Alleviate or Increase the Pressure Among Women to Have a Baby Early?

A panel of leading fertility experts discuss fertility preservation considerations for women on their fertility journey VIENNA, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts have gathered at a Gedeon Richter-sponsored panel discussion to debate the pressure paradox of egg freezing, a procedure which is on the rise in Europe.1 In the EU, the average age…

Fertility Network and ITV London Secondary Fertility Survey

Have you experience secondary infertility and live in London? ITV London and Fertility Network have collaborated on a survey that we would love for you to complete. Click here to start this survey. Thank you so much for your help.

A hello and introduction from our new interim management team!

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Fresh agony for would-be parents in battle over county’s IVF service

NHS-funded IVF treatment in Cambridgeshire was suspended in September 2017

Southeastern high-speed train driver swaps rail-track for race-track

  Deal based racing driver, Toby Trice, will be making his motorsport debut this weekend (May 18th) at the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club (GRDC) in Snetterton Park, Norfolk. The 28-year-old will be realising a dream as he lines up on the grid for his debut season with leading British Touring…

Support for midwives with infertility and having fertility treatments

Written by Katie Eaves, Senior Midwife at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust

WARRIOR – Battling infertility, staying sane while trying to conceive

Let’s talk fertility. Fertility problems affect 1 in 8 couples and yet it’s not talked about very often. Tori Day has self-published her book based on her fertility journal while struggling to conceive.

Check out the new Understanding Fertility report courtesy of The Times & Raconteur, in association with Fertility Network

In 2016 the number of women having children over 40 was higher than the number of women under 20 for the first time since World War II, demonstrating that fertility treatments have come on leaps and bounds. Nonetheless, people all over the world are still plagued with infertility issues. The…

Be kind to yourself this Mother’s Day

For anyone in the fertility community Mother’s Day can be one of the most agonising days of the year. You can be bombarded with Mother’s Day posts on social media, as well as adverts on television and cards in shops even in the weeks coming up to this Sunday. No…

I froze my eggs to have family but archaic laws mean I’m about to lose my only chance

Women should have the right to choose when to have children.

NHS Herts Valleys CCG reinstate funding for IVF

Effective from the 1st April 2019, Herts Valleys clinical commissioning group (CCG) have decided to reinstate funding for one IVF cycle for eligible couples. In October 2017, the CCG took the decision to withdraw funding for IVF when it was placed in formal financial turnaround. This week’s decision reinstates the…

Fertility Network UK Patient Survey

We would love to hear your feedback and experience of the services that Fertility Network provide, as well as any suggestions for improvement. Please click here to complete the survey.

CCG inefficiencies ‘blocking’ access to IVF

Exclusive to HSJ Data shows 13 clinical commissioning groups spent at least £4,000 per IVF cycle, while six spent £2,000 or less Fertility charity says “financial inefficiences” blocking access to IVF at time when access is at historic low NHS England to introduce non-mandatory benchmark prices to help CCGs obtain…