Ivf funding

(10 Posts)
MotherofDogs3 Mon 16-Sep-19 15:15:56

Im just wondering if someone knows how many fresh rounds of ivf on nhs we are allowed on the south east of kent? (Canterbury). I'm waiting for a couple more tests then will be getting reffered at my next appointment in november hope fully.

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itwasalovelydreamwhileitlasted Mon 16-Sep-19 18:03:43

You'd need to look on your Nhs trusts web page for their recommendations

physicskate Mon 16-Sep-19 22:39:33

The fertility fairness website also has website links to each ccg's policy.

EarlGreyT Tue 17-Sep-19 07:53:36


Assuming I have got your ccg correct, this is the answer

MotherofDogs3 Tue 17-Sep-19 10:04:35

Thank you. I did see this but wondering if its in date as says 2015 and i thought they cut funding in some areas last year? So bit confusing. I will have to wait till my next appointment 🙄

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EarlGreyT Tue 17-Sep-19 12:35:49

It’s still showing on the CCG website so hopefully it’s their current policy.

Blondeshavemorefun Wed 18-Sep-19 10:54:00

Sadly It seems to be postcode. My friend who lives in Horton KIRBY got 3

My friend in kings hill got 1

Both went to Canterbury

MotherofDogs3 Wed 18-Sep-19 11:15:25

Yeah i know its not fair should all be the same. Iv checked my area and i get two rounds which im happy about as originally thought it was one. I wont be going to Canterbury clinic will be using Tunbridge wells as Canterbury not an option anynore at the moment.

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EarlGreyT Wed 18-Sep-19 14:39:34

@Blondeshavemorefun IVF funding is CCG dependent, not hospital dependent, so your funding depends on which CCG your GP practice is in rather than which hospital you have been referred to. Obviously which CCG your GP practice is in has some relation to the postcode you live in, but it’s the CCG your GP surgery is in which is the determining factor for what (if any) funding for IVF you get rather than your postcode.

From a quick search I think one of your friends is in the west Kent CCG and the other in the dartford, gravesham and Swanley CCG hence the difference in their eligibility.

Blondeshavemorefun Wed 18-Sep-19 16:35:11

As I said postcode

But both chose Canterbury

I went to tw. And had 2 fresh cycles. Both failed.

I didn’t know any diff and tbh once I went abroad and 3rd fresh I reliesed how diff things were

Feel free to pm me

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