Growing Families conferences in London and Dublin, March 2020
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BioNews Comment articles written by Mark Johnson:

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Changing perceptions, changing lives: commissioning fertility services in the age of austerity
3 February 2014 - by Mark Johnson
In 2011, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Infertility found that over 70 percent of NHS Primary Care Trusts were not providing the recommended three full cycles of IVF to eligible couples. Three years later, there has been a very real and very disappointing lack of progress... [Read More]
The new NICE guideline on fertility: an end to the postcode lottery or just another guideline?
25 February 2013 - by Mark Johnson
On 20 February 2013, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence published its new guideline on the assessment and treatment of couples with fertility problems... [Read More]
Fertility services in the new NHS
28 May 2012 - by Mark Johnson
From next year, local GP-led Clinical Commissioning Groups will take on the commissioning responsibilities of Primary Care Trusts, with the latter due to be abolished in April 2013. This now includes responsibility for commissioning fertility services such as IVF treatment... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Mark Johnson:

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TV Review: The Baby Makers
21 January 2013 - by Mark Johnson
The BBC's hour-long documentary 'The Baby Makers: The Fertility Clinic' followed the ups and downs of both patients and staff at one of Britain's largest fertility centres - the Hewitt Fertility Centre in Liverpool... [Read More]