UK Fertility News

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Draft guidance from watchdog cracks down on IVF clinics

Draft guidance from watchdog cracks down on IVF clinics

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced in February that it was looking into the fertility industry due to a lack of price transparency and misleading claims about success rates. It has worked closely with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to develop these guidelines, with input from the fertility sector, including patients, clinicians, and professional bodies.

Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing

Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing

'Age and fertility – a topic that never gets old.' So said Sarah Norcross - director of the Progress Educational Trust (PET), the charity which publishes BioNews - excusing herself for the pun as she chaired the latest PET event 'Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing'.

The Office of National Statistics still shows the age of conception for men and women is rising. What are the consequences, and what is the understanding of experts and the general public?