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Fertility – outcome of the CMA review

The CMA has today published its findings from its review of consumer law compliance in the fertility sector. This follows publication in June 2021 of guidance for fertility clinics on their consumer law obligations. The findings report summarises the key findings from the review, sets out a number ...

By |2022-09-23T10:03:34+00:00September 23rd, 2022|

Andrology accreditation information

ARCS have received the following communication from UKAS. Andrology Transition Article (ARCS) 160922 This will apply to all labs who are, or who are seeking, UKAS accreditation for semen analysis. It regards the UKAS planning for the move towards compliance with the ...

By |2022-09-22T08:45:34+00:00September 22nd, 2022|

From scarcity to sisterhood: exploring the complexities of egg donation in Europe

EDNA study end of project webinar Tuesday 10th May, 10am-12noon BST (online) The use of donated eggs in fertility treatment has expanded exponentially in recent years and now forms the basis of 7% of all cycles of IVF globally. A growing egg ...

By |2022-04-07T17:37:17+00:00April 7th, 2022|

Healthcare Science Week – a message from our Deputy Chair

I am immensely proud to work within the Reproductive Science profession and to represent our membership as Deputy Chair of ARCS. It is so important to celebrate Healthcare Science week as it gives us an opportunity to celebrate the skills, knowledge and ...

By |2022-03-20T16:35:41+00:00March 20th, 2022|

Healthcare Science Week – reflections from ACS, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Hello! My name is Cathy and I work at the ACS, Glasgow Royal Infirmary. At the biggest clinic in Scotland, I work as part of an awesome team of support staff, practitioners, trainees, Clinical Scientists in both Embryology and Andrology and our ...

By |2022-03-17T15:52:23+00:00March 17th, 2022|