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FILM: An All-Consuming Problem? How to Protect Patients in the Fertility Market

25 January 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1080

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust event 'An All-Consuming Problem? How to Protect Patients in the Fertility Market'.

The event focuses on guidance for the fertility sector drafted by the UK Government's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

(If you cannot see the film below, click here to view it.)

0:00:00 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust

0:04:19 Dr Louise Strong
Director of Consumer Protection, CMA
0:13:36 Clare Ettinghausen
Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, HFEA
0:20:32 Dr Raj Mathur
Chair, British Fertility Society
0:30:04 Mark Wilcox
Group Medical Director, CARE Fertility
0:39:40 Katy Lindemann
Advocate and commentator on infertility and childlessness

0:49:03 Responses to audience questions and comments

This film was made by Video Production Edinburgh.

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