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NATIONAL INFERTILITY DAY 2006

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2308A1: tabled on 08 June 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Ms Dari Taylor on 06 June 2006. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out `disease' and insert `condition'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes National Infertility Day on Saturday 10th June 2006; notes that around one in seven couples in the UK are affected by this disease, which can cause profound psychological and emotional strain; deplores the fact that huge inequalities in access to NHS treatment exist despite the 2004 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline on fertility; congratulates Infertility Network UK, ACeBabes and all associated for organising the largest one-day conference ever hosted by infertility patient associations; praises the work of the National Infertility Awareness Campaign in highlighting the need for greater equity in the provision of NHS-funded treatment; and calls for full implementation of the NICE clinical guideline to ensure that all couples receive equal access to infertility treatment, regardless of where they live.