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 […]
8th Jul 2019
4th Jul 2019
ACE Event, Research in Reproductive Science, 30 July, Birmingham
Registration from 9:30, 10:00 – 17:00 at The Studio, Birmingham, B2 5EP
This event is suitable for all professionals working within Reproductive Science at any stage of their career. As professionals in Reproductive Science, we appreciate the importance of evidence-based research to advance knowledge and development within the field. However, unfortunately it is often an aspect […]
4th Jul 2019
The death of an IVF legend. Professor Ian Craft – 1937-2019
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 in 1979, which sadly miscarried at 9 weeks. In 1982 Ian moved to the Cromwell Hospital and then in 1985 […]
29th May 2019
Survey on use of intra-uterine HCG to enhance implantation
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!
9th May 2019
BFS welcomes latest HFEA trends report
The British Fertility Society welcomes the latest HFEA report on trends and figures in fertility treatment, released today (09 May 2019).
Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the BFS said: “The report confirms that IVF remains a safe and effective approach to address fertility issues. Success rates increase year-on-year and, as reasons for choosing when to […]
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26th Apr 2019
Have you registered for BFS Study Week 2019? Limited places remain
To register please visit here
With limited places, we recommend you book now to secure your place now. You can benefit from a substantial BFS membership discount.
The PGT Study Day is available at […]
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
6th Feb 2019
Your feedback on a Private Member’s Bill to amend the HFE Act is needed.
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