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Press Release: Patients can save IVF services in Cheshire

  The umbrella campaign group, Fertility Fairness, is urging clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) not to fail their patients by cutting tertiary infertility services, such as IVF and ICSI. A public consultation by Eastern Cheshire CCG and four others (Wirral, South Cheshire, Vale Royal and West Cheshire) on the provision of specialist fertility services, includes proposals […]

Scotland expands access to IVF treatment

Scotland will on Thursday (1 September) introduce changes that mean more people are eligible for IVF treatment. From this date couples where one partner does not have a biological child will be eligible for IVF access, even if there are children in the home. This is the first recommendation to be implemented from the National Infertility Group […]

Sustained disinvestment in NHS fertility services in England; the southeast hardest hit, says Fertility Fairness

  There is now a sustained move to disinvest in NHS fertility services in England said campaign group Fertility Fairness as Ipswich and East Suffolk clinical commissioning group (CCG) and West Suffolk CCG announced plans to cut NHS-funded IVF. Sarah Norcross, co-chair of Fertility Fairness said: ‘What we are witnessing is a sustained disinvestment in […]

Fertility Fairness Responds to Bedfordshire CCG

Bedfordshire CCG is consulting on proposals to decommission their IVF service in it’s entirety. Fertility Fairness has responded to Bedfordshire CCG publicly in this letter and encourages patients to do this same by contacting the CCG through their online survey, available here.

Press Release: Basildon & Brentwood Confusion

Plans to cut NHS IVF in Essex are unethical, appalling and muddled and leave patients distressed and without hope, says Fertility Fairness. Plans by health bosses in Basildon & Brentwood to cut NHS IVF for new and existing patients are unethical, appalling and muddled and leave patients distressed and without hope, says campaign group Fertility […]