A message from ARCS and BFS to all patients regarding the reopening of the fertility sector, from Jane Stewart, Chair of the BFS Executive Committee.
May 8 2020
May 3 2020
Re-opening of Fertility Centres
On Friday in a surprise move Matt Hancock MP announced the re-opening of fertility centres. This is of course widely welcomed by patients and those working in the specialty. Currently licensed treatment is suspended by virtue of General Direction 0014 placed on centres’ Licence to Practice on 23rd March by the HFEA. By lunchtime Friday, in [...]
May 6 2020
ARCS and BFS U.K. best practice guidelines for reintroduction of routine fertility treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists (ARCS) and British Fertility Society (BFS) U.K. best practice guidelines for reintroduction of routine fertility treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prepared by the ARCS/BFS COVID working group* on behalf of the Executive Committees of ARCS and the BFS. Published on the ARCS and BFS websites. Date of publication: [...]
May 1 2020
Position statement on the resumption of fertility treatment in the UK during COVID-19 pandemic
To propose the milestones that, if met, would support a decision to resume fertility clinic activities and treatments in the UK and to assess which of these can be considered to have been met.
Information gathering process:
A letter was sent to the memberships of the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists [...]