Susan Seenan

chief executive of leading patient charity Fertility Network UK and co-chair of campaign group Fertility Fairness

Susan says: ‘Having experienced first-hand the rollercoaster of fertility problems and treatment, I understand completely what it’s like to discover that having a family is not always that straightforward. I believe passionately that eligibility for NHS fertility treatment should not depend on postcode, and that there should be more emotional support and counselling for everyone (men and women) struggling to conceive.’
Postcode And Pay Packet - Not Medical Need - Key Factors In Access To IVF In The

Postcode And Pay Packet - Not Medical Need - Key Factors In Access To IVF In The UK

In Wales or Northern Ireland there is parity of care, but neither offers the IVF Gold Standard: in Wales, clinically eligible women under 40 are offered 2 full IVF cycles and access to treatment if one of a couple has a child from a previous relationship; in Northern Ireland clinically eligible women under 40 are offered 1 partial IVF cycle and access to treatment if one of a couple has a child from a previous relationship.
02/11/2017 11:56 GMT