Lord Winston calls for better provision of NHS fertility treatment

Thanks to Lord Winston, for using the occasion of receiving an honorary degree from Birmingham City University to call for better provision of IVF from the NHS. This comes at a time when we’ve seen a number of high-profile cases where commissioners are clearly showing how little commitment they have to helping fertility patients – from Vale of York where the CCG did a bizarre U-turn having promised to start funding IVF and then changing their minds just a few weeks later to Mid-Essex where they have come up with the extraordinary idea of only offering fertility treatment to people who don’t actually have fertility problems…

Lord Winston also talked about alternatives to IVF – as he feels it is often offered as the only treatment where others may be just as good if not better. You can read more about what he said here 

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