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Patients are switching GP practices to ‘get around’ rationing of services like IVF

Patients are switching GP practices to ‘get around’ rationing of services like IVF

Patients are switching GP practices to get around the cruel rationing of NHS treatments such as IVF, claims health minister. Jackie Doyle-Price said disparity in health services in the UK was ‘unacceptable’. She claims patients are signing up with surgeries far from home to access IVF. CCGs should offer three rounds of IVF to under 40s, but rarely do, figures show. By Vanessa Chalmers Health Reporter For Mailonline
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HFEA issues first commissioning guidance for fertility treatment

HFEA issues first commissioning guidance for fertility treatment

The UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)  has released new commissioning guidance offering NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) advice on delivering high-quality cost-effective fertility services. Many CCGs have cut funding for IVF in recent years, and patient access to fertility services is inconsistent across the UK.
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