Siobhain McDonagh MP’s Parliamentary Bill to amend the Human Embrylogy and Fertilisation Act will have its Second Reading on 8th March 2019. The survey below is an opportunity to influence the Bill prior to this Reading. Further information on the Bill is provided in the survey overview. Please share your feedback and expertise. Thank you
6th Feb 2019
6th Feb 2019
Registration open for BFS Study Week 2019, 03-06 June, London
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR BFS STUDY WEEK 2019
To be held on 03-06 June, at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, Kensington.
Full Programmes are available here
With limited places, we recommend you book now to secure your place and before the EarlyBird of 03 April 2019. You also benefit from your substantial BFS […]
5th Feb 2019
4th Feb 2019
Survey on Ectopic Pregnancy – your input invited
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.
23rd Jan 2019
Nominations sought for the BFS Executive Committee
Nominations are sought for the position below on the Executive Committee:
- Scientist Representative (x1)
Christine Leary has concluded her term as Scientist Representative on the committee and is not eligible to be re-elected to the Executive Committee.
The BFS would like to invite current BFS members to apply for this position. We are […]
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22nd Jan 2019
Collaborators invited – ‘Wellbeing of Women’ – Research Project Grant Application.
Sofia Gameiro & Jacky Boivin, School of Psychology, Cardiff University
Jacky Boivin and Sofia Gameiro are putting a grant request in to develop a study to test the feasibility and acceptability of a one hour e-learning course about delivering bad news in fertility clinics. As you may know the HFEA is now looking to boost […]
4th Jan 2019
The BFS encourges clinicians to engage with a survey on management of uterine fibroids and polyps
The BFS would like to encourage clinicians to give their views to help develop a research study on the management of uterine fibroids and polyps in women with subfertility and recurrent miscarriage.
Please complete the survey on the link here:
29th Nov 2018
Progress Educational Trust’s one-day conference ‘ Make do or amend: Should we update UK Fertility and embryo law?
This will take place at Amnesty International in London on Wednesday 5 December 2018.
Please see the full line up of speakers and chairs at: https://www.progress.org.uk/conference2018
And view the programme information here (pdf)
19th Nov 2018
BFS supports the Priority Setting Partnership for Infertility – please complete a short survey
BFS is supporting the Reproductive Medicine Clinical Studies Group and the Priority Setting Partnership for Infertility www.phc.ox.ac.uk/infertility
We would like to encourage healthcare professionals, researchers, and people with infertility to complete a short interim survey: https://qeurope.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eFd5BncmEbRWFNj
Unanswered research questions have been organised into ten themes including male infertility, unexplained female infertility, and in vitro […]
8th Oct 2018
BFS Chair responds to Daily Mail investigation into gender selection
Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the British Fertility Society said: “The British Fertility Society does not support or condone the work of doctors who make provision for treatment overseas that enables patients to undergo procedures which would be illegal at home. These are allegations that need to be properly understood but would be an example […]
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