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The picture doesn’t have to look like this
30 March 2015 - by Vicky Whitehead
In England, the IVF postcode lottery impacts on every different level of a patient's NHS treatment in a myriad of ways. Not only is there widespread variation in who can access treatment and the number of IVF cycles available, but even in how a cycle is defined... [Read More]
Commissioning decisions reveal the trivialisation of infertility
22 September 2014 - by Vicky Whitehead
In the UK, clinical commissioners seem to view the national recommendations on fertility treatment as a sort of à-la-carte menu from which they can pick and choose; altering the definition of a cycle, the age requirements, the number of cycles available, and the access criteria at will... [Read More]