The Special Interest Group of the BFS, the FEI, want to help increase fertility education globally. To support this, please download this poster and take a selfie. Post on social media #fertilityed. Tell us why you think fertility education is important and which country you are from. Ask friends to do the same. […]
6th Nov 2019
30th Oct 2019
The British Fertility Society considers that the 10-year storage limit for gametes – eggs or sperm – frozen for elective fertility preservation is unfair and penalises individuals who make the decision to preserve their fertility in their 20s. We support the Progress Educational Trust’s campaign to extend the limit.
Technological and social advances mean that, in certain circumstances, individuals may […]
30th Aug 2019
Ian Craft’s Memorial Service is to be held at Noon on Thursday September 19 at St. James’s Church, Piccadilly.
It was with great sadness that “Prof” Ian Craft passed away on 3rd June at his residential home in Esher. In 1977 Ian started working on IVF at the Royal Free Hospital and had a pregnancy […]
22nd Aug 2019
September 2019 marks the 90th anniversary of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
There have been many advances in women’s healthcare during this time, including the development, introduction and subsequent success of in-vitro fertilisation.
In 1978, the first baby was born by IVF, Louise Brown. A lecture detailing the research on the […]
8th Jul 2019
This year marks the anniversary of the death of Anthony Hirsh FRCS, DObst RCOG, one of the first truly dedicated specialists in male infertility. Tony was passionate about this field, going to great lengths to treat men with azoospermia. Tony was a pioneer in testicular sperm extraction. He implemented the technique of retrieving sperm from […]
29th May 2019
This is a survey for clinician BFS members. Please take the time to complete this survey about the use of intra-uterine HCG to enhance implantation. We are interested to see whether the recent Cochrane review will affect UK practice and whether clinicians would support a UK trial on this subject. Your opinion is highly valued!
25th Apr 2019
Election underway for Scientist member to join the BFS Executive Committee – look out for an email to ensure you vote
We are delighted that the BFS has received two eligible nominations for the Scientist position. An election is now taking place, managed by an impartial 3rd party specialised electoral organisation. Voting is anonymous and we encourage you to take part – look out for this email from Electoral Reform where you can vote.
You need […]
25th Mar 2019
Subfertility and Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Conception Theoretical Course. 1-4 April 2019
Subfertility and Reproductive Endocrinology Course
Monday 1 – Tuesday 2 April 2019
This is a clinical update meeting aimed at all clinicians involved in the management of the subfertile couple and reproductive endocrinology. As well as providing a comprehensive overview of the subject, the speakers have […]
8th Mar 2019
4th Feb 2019
ESHRE is working on recommendations for diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy, and we would like your input.
As you know, some progress has been made in reaching wider consensus in establishing criteria for differentiating between potentially viable and non-viable pregnancies, but there has been little progress on refining the criteria for the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.