Where do you stand on this sensitive and controversial issue?
Whatever your view on the NHS provision of IVF, I agree that the approach should be unified across the whole county, and should not be dependent on which postcode you live in.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) recommends women aged under 40 should receive three cycles of IVF treatment if they have been trying to conceive for two years. Professor Simon Fishel, who was part of a team that pioneered IVF in the UK, said the inequality of the cuts were a major concern. “What is the point of having Nice guidelines if they are not adhered to? If the country decides it will not fund IVF then fine, that is a decision that affects everyone,” “But what I cannot abide is the local variation for something like this, which doesn’t reflect local populations.