The report includes data from nearly 2,500 ART clinics from between 58 and 61 countries in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010, and it is the first time the report has included all regions of the world, with the first submissions of data from some sub-Saharan African countries. The report shows that intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection […]
23rd May 2016
18th May 2016
BFS Mentorship Scheme – Have you registered yet?
Have you registered for the BFS Mentorship scheme yet? Any BFS member can have a free Mentor from a range of experts and expertise. It is quick and easy to apply and there are no strings. You will benefit from an informal source of friendly help and advice from an expert in your field whether […]
17th May 2016
NICE Consultation relating to intrauterine insemination
NICE is currently consulting on an Addendum to the Fertility Guidelines (No 156) relating to intrauterine insemination. The summary of the rationale for the consultation is as follows: ‘NICE published a guideline on the assessment and treatment of fertility problems in 2004, and this guideline was updated in 2013 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg156. As part of the 2013 […]
17th May 2016
Applications sought for Clinical Lead of a Subfertility & Reproductive Health ATSM eLearning module.
The ATSM committee are currently looking to recruit a clinical lead to develop a new ATSM Subfertility & Reproductive Health eLearning module. This is an honorary role for 3 years. Full job description For queries email firstname.lastname@example.org or t: +44 20 7772 6384
11th May 2016
Human embryo research raises ethical questions
Scientists have grown human embryos outside of the womb for 13 days for the first time. The research, in the UK and US, was halted just before the embryos reached the legal limit of 14-days old. The research provides insight into the very early developmental stage and brings up ethical questions around the current legal […]