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    2022 is an auspicious year for the BFS as we celebrate half a century of impact in the world of Fertility.  To […]

  • Editor in Chief – Human Fertility

    Expressions of interest are invited for the position of Editor in Chief of Human Fertility.

    Human Fertility is published by Taylor and Francis and is the official Journal of the British Fertility Society. It also provides a forum for the British Infertility Counselling Association, the Royal College of Nursing […]

  • Following publication of consumer law guidance for fertility clinics (the guidance) in June 2021, the CMA are now conducting a review to assess compliance with consumer law.  As part of the compliance review they have published a questionnaire inviting views from the sector on the CMA’s guidance.

    They are seeking views on:

    • awareness and understanding […]
  • BFS Trustee, Allan Pacey MBE, is the Editor-in-Chief of the BFS journal, ‘Human Fertility’.

    To mark the 25th year of the journal he has written an editorial with the founding editor Henry Leese. 

    You can view this editorial here


  • The chance of a multiple birth following fertility treatment in the UK is now at its lowest ever, at 6% overall. At the same time, the chance of successful treatment – of having a much-longed for baby – continues to increase. This is good news for fertility patients in the UK. This progress has been […]

  • The British Fertility Society and Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists have updated their FAQ document. Please view the document below.

    Covid 19 Vaccines & Fertility FAQs

  • The BFS supports the Covid 19 vaccination program and advises pregnant women and everyone wishing to start a family (including those who are undergoing fertility treatment) to have the vaccine when offered. We support efforts to encourage uptake of the vaccine in these patient groups and have created patient-facing FAQ on this subject ( Patients […]

  • The BFS Executive Committee would like to invite the membership to nominate candidates for the following positions: 2 x Scientist Representatives. The position of Scientist representative on the BFS Executive Committee includes, but is not restricted to, the disciplines of embryology, andrology, basic science and social science.

    Positions to start January 2022. To submit a […]

  • Registration for the BFS Masterclass in Reproductive Surgery is now open.

    The Masterclass will be held in Liverpool on the 5th January 2022.  For details of the full programme & costs visit our events page.

    Places are limited and early registration is advised.

    Register here 


  • The British Fertility Society welcomes the Government’s proposed changes to the statutory maximum storage period for eggs, sperm and embryos. Technological advances mean that storage of reproductive material is a safe and effective way of protecting fertility for many individuals. This change will ensure that UK regulation is compliant with the scientific evidence about the […]