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FILM: Sarah Norcross discusses North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group and IVF funding

10 February 2020
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1034

In the news items below – which were originally broadcast by ITV News and BBC Look East – Sarah Norcross, director of the Progress Educational Trust (which publishes BioNews), discusses plans by a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to reinstate NHS-funded IVF.

Since these interviews were conducted, North East Essex CCG has confirmed its decision to reinstate funding. Sarah has been quoted welcoming this decision in the region's Daily Gazette newspaper.

(If you cannot see the films below, click here to view them.)

27 January 2020 - by Dr Joanne Delange 
North-east Essex could be reinstating free IVF treatment on the NHS after a controversial decision to withdraw treatment...
5 October 2015 - by Kirsty Oswald 
North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group has announced that it is ending its IVF funding, and fertility treatment will only be available to specific groups of patients...
29 September 2014 - by Siobhan Chan 
Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group has announced it will no longer be funding IVF except under 'clinically exceptional circumstances'...
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