Steve McCabe MP has urged the Health Secretary to Stop The Clock to safeguard fertility patients’ access to fertility treatments. Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) has urged the Health Secretary to Stop The Clock to safeguard fertility patients’ access to fertility treatments. The Birmingham MP has tabled a Parliamentary Question to the Health SecretaryContinue reading Steve McCabe MP calls on government to Stop the Clock for fertility patients
Steve McCabe MP will take his Bill to Parliament on Friday 15 March 2019 for its Second Reading and he hopes the government are listening.
Today (25 July 2018) marks Louise Brown’s 40th Birthday. Why is this special? Louise was the first baby to be born via IVF treatment, a moment which started a revolution in infertility treatment and has given so many parents hope of conceiving a child.
Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, is continuing his fight for fairer access to IVF treatment by introducing a 10 minute Rule Bill. He is planning to introduce legislation to guarantee fair access to IVF across England and to equalise the cost of the procedures across the NHS.
Steve McCabe MP says we must have equality on the provision of IVF services across England as three Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) plan to restrict treatment to women under the age of 35 and the Department of Health and NHS England release contradictory statements in response to the latest figures on fertility treatment.
Steve McCabe MP debated the postcode lottery system of IVF treatment in Parliament today.
Steve McCabe MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling for the Government to act quickly and stop Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across England from reducing or entirely decommissioning their assisted conception services. There have already been three CCGs (South Norfolk, Mid-Essex CCG and North East)in England who have decommissioned their assisted conception services in the past year and now a further twenty-six are either considering reducing provision or decommissioning their assisted conception services entirely as a cost saving measure.