NICE to tackle infertility treatmentBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7274.1432/c (Published 09 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1432
- Zosia Kmietowicz
The treatment of infertility on the NHS is to be overhauled, with the prospect of equal access to all, irrespective of where they live. The health secretary, Alan Milburn, has instructed the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) to provide national guidance to speed up access to infertility treatment and bring to an end the current “postcode lottery” that faces thousands of couples every year.
The move means …