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  • BICA welcomes Beverley Loftus to the Executive Committee

    9th April 2019

    BICA Executive Committee welcome Beverley Loftus to the Executive Committee Beverley joins the Executive Committee as Publications Officer. Beverley works as a fertility counsellor in Reproductive medicine at St. Marys Hospital and Create in Manchester alongside her private practise. Beverley remains...
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  • Baroness Mary Warnock 14th April 1924 - 20th March 2019

    3rd April 2019

    Baroness Mary Warnock, who died on 20 March 2019 at the age of 94, can rightly be called a towering figure in the history of developments in assisted reproduction. An educator and moral philosopher, Baroness Warnock chaired the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embry...
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  • Accredited Fertility Counsellor Vacancy - London Womens

    2nd April 2019

    Accredited Fertility Counsellor   A full or part time position with the London Women’s Clinic, based in London Bridge two or more days per week, plus one day in our Brentwood clinic; you will be joining our Patient Support team of fertility counselors and coaches, working as part of a highly effective team providing supp...
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  • Adoption and Involuntary Childlessness – Considerations in Counselling Fully updated version Sue King 2019 - NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

    26th February 2019

    New Practice Guide available to purchase in Paperback, Loose-leaf and PDF Adoption and Involuntary Childlessness – Considerations in Counselling Fully updated version Sue King  2019 Purchase your copy here:
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  • Working in a Licensed Clinic?

    21st February 2019

    Our Patient support workshops delivered by experienced BICA trainers are now available to book for your clinic. The HFEA 9th Code of Practice requires clinics to develop a patient support policy to ensure that patients, donors and their partners receive appropriate psychosocial support from all staff before, during and after treatmen...
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  • Accredited BICA Independent Fertility Counsellor Jackie Stewart describes what her role involves

    19th February 2019

    Counselling is helpful at different parts of the fertility journey - to help make decisions and cope with the stress. Jackie Stewart is a BICA Accredited indépendant fertility counsellor here she describes what her role involves and discusses the type of support offered and why she finds this important role so rewarding.  ...
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  • Fertility Forum 2019

    5th February 2019

    The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and The British Fertility Society have put together an information day specifically for people who want to find out more about fertility treatment and their options. The Fertility Forum 2019 will take place 30th March 2019The Fertility Forum will take place in London on Saturday 30th March 201...
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  • COUNSELLOR VACANCY - CARE FERTILITY BIRMINGHAM

    30th January 2019

    Salaried Counsellor CARE Fertility is a world renowned pioneering fertility group, since we began more than 30,000 CARE babies have been born so far. CARE Birmingham specialises in a wide variety of treatments including reproductive genetics, male factor infertility, same sex couples...
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  • BICA WELCOMES MARY-ANNE SINGH TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    16th January 2019

    BICA Executive Committee welcome Mary-Anne Singh to the Executive Committee Mary-Anne joins the Executive Committee as Honorary Secretary. Mary-Anne works at the Lister Clinic and provides contracted counselling to Boston Place Clinic alongside her private practise. Mary-Anne is passionate in raising public awareness of the...
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  • Fertility regulator calls for clinics to be more open about treatment add-ons

    15th January 2019

    Fertility regulator calls for clinics to be more open about treatment add-ons   The HFEA, the UK fertility regulator, today calls for a change in how patients are offered optional fertility treatment add-ons. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and 10 of the leading professional and patient fertility...
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