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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...
April 7, 2022
BFS/RCOG course - Management of Subfertility and Assisted Conception | 19 – 22 April 2022
In collaboration with the British Fertility Society, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is hosting this four-day virtual event to bring you the latest advancements and hot topics in the management of subfertility and assisted conception. Gain confidence in the management...
March 31, 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...
March 20, 2022
Celebrating Healthcare Science Week
As we approach the end of Healthcare Science Week 2022 – a message from ARCS Chair – Jackson Kirkman-Brown.  
March 18, 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...
March 17, 2022
A day in the life....
Day two of Healthcare Science Week! Take a look at this video from the Hewitt Fertility Centre and find out what it’s like to spend a day in the life of an embryologist.    
March 16, 2022
Fertility clinics join ARCS in celebrating Healthcare Science week
Hi! My name is Shani Tatton and I am a Clinical Embryologist based at the Hewitt Fertility Centre in Liverpool. To promote Healthcare Science week, our Scientific Team have recorded a variety of videos in order to showcase the different roles that...
March 15, 2022
ARCS & BFS updated COVID-19 guidelines
The Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists (ARCS) and British Fertility Society (BFS) U.K. have produced an updated version of the guideline for reintroduction of routine fertility treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the full guidelines.
February 28, 2022
Covid 19 Vaccines & Fertility - updated FAQs
The Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists and the British Fertility Society have updated their FAQ document. Please view the document below. Covid 19 Vaccination & Fertility 13.01.22
January 13, 2022