Place a cap on IVF costs and the NHS could double the number of treatments | Geeta Nargund

IVF cycle costs vary widely around the country. A common pricing policy would open the fertility treatment up to more couples trying to have a baby

One of the founding principles of our NHS is a commitment to providing fair and equal access to healthcare. It is this principle that ignites such passion in us all when it is threatened or belittled. Yet the recent revelation that 13 areas of England have restricted or completely halted IVF treatment, with a further eight consulting on similar steps, shows that we are failing in this commitment.

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