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NHS fertility treatment

BCRM has an NHS contract to provide Fertility treatment to NHS patients who meet the eligibility criteria in Bristol and surrounding areas.

Please see link below detailing how you can access NHS funded Fertility assessment and Treatment:

Bristol NHS CCGs referral form or  fertility_assessment_form_cba_v171830_ffenm8w_FWjUDoI

Arranging an NHS Sperm test at BCRM: please ask your GP to complete the this form.

Are you eligible for NHS Fertility Treatment?

Eligible for NHS IVF? Have your treatment at BCRM

If you’re eligible for Fertility treatment on the NHS, did you know that you may choose to have your treatment with us? and there is no waiting list.

BCRM is able to treat patients from the following or surrounding areas:

  • Bristol
  • Bath
  • Taunton
  • Swindon
  • Gloucester
  • Cheltenham
  • Exeter (Devon)
  • Plymouth (Devon)
  • Truro (Cornwall)

Am I eligible for NHS funded Fertility treatment?

Your local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) provides funding for patients who require fertility treatment. Each CCG has criteria that determine whether you are eligible or not.

In the Bristol and Somerset area you would be able to have treatment if-

The couple:

  • Have been not conceived a pregnancy for 2 or more years
  • Are non smokers
  • Neither partner has been sterilised
  • Neither partner has any living or adopted children

The Female partner:

  • Age is under 40 years
  • BMI is greater than 19 and less than 30
  • AMH is > 5 pmol/l
  • FSH is < 12 IU/l

Any decisions affecting your funding should be directed to your local CCG.

Frequently asked questions

All fertility referral letters are reviewed and an appointment for a consultation is usually arranged within 2 weeks of receipt.

Once you have been given a diagnosis and treatment options, you may start your treatment as soon as you like. The start of treatment is not determined by whether you’re funded by the NHS or self funded, there is no wait time for treatment.

A referral is required from your GP or Specialist. This usually follows assessment in an NHS General Fertility clinic. Their referral letter will include a summary of all tests performed to date and any initial thoughts on diagnosis.

It’s important that if you are a couple both of you attend the consultation.

It is important that a semen sample is checked prior to your treatment at BCRM. We will determine if another sample is required to determine if it is suitable for a variety of treatments

Such as IVF or ICSI.

State of the art facilities


Operating from Southmead Hospital, our clinic is home to some of the most modern, cutting edge technology and lab facilities in the UK. We have an experienced and dedicated team of embryologists committed to ensuring the best success rates and highest quality of care. Our purpose-built IVF facility has helped thousands of couples to conceive and create families.

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