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An open letter to fertility patients
23 March 2020 - by Sally Cheshire CBE
As Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the regulator responsible for overseeing all UK fertility clinics, I wanted to write an open letter to all of you who are currently undergoing or were planning fertility treatment at this difficult time... [Read More]
Is the UK fertility sector facing a tipping point?
8 July 2019 - by Sally Cheshire CBE
Rarely a day goes by without the UK media mentioning assisted reproduction and the fertility sector. Whether it's the latest research innovation, the growth in DNA testing and matching websites, the funding and commissioning of fertility services or reports of patients confused as to whether they should pay for expensive and unproven add-on treatments... [Read More]
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: Is it broke and should we fix it?
17 December 2018 - by Sally Cheshire CBE
A Keynote Presentation given by Sally Cheshire, Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, at the Progress Educational Trust's 2018 Annual Conference... [Read More]
Commissioning NHS Fertility Services: Ending the postcode lottery
1 June 2009 - by Sally Cheshire CBE
Around one in six couples in the UK seek specialist treatment for fertility problems, and infertility can have a profoundly distressing and devastating impact. British patients have traditionally faced considerable inequality of access to NHS treatment, resulting in many having to resort to privately-funded treatment, and there continue to be... [Read More]