The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence(NICE) is hoping to encourage anyone who has experienced fertility issues to apply to sit on a fertility committee
The health organisation is looking for three people to join the fertility problems assessment and treatment committee lay members with a two-year commitment.
It hopes to attract people with an understanding of the assessment and treatment of health-related fertility problems and experience of the following areas:
Testing and treatment for:
- male fertility problems, such as low sperm count or poor sperm function
- female fertility problems, such as ovulatory problems or endometriosis.
Assisted reproduction techniques, such as:
- intrauterine insemination (IUI)
- intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
- embryo transfer.
Fertility preservation due to clinical conditions or medical or surgical interventions, for example:
- people undergoing cancer treatment
- anyone with a medical condition, or who has undergone a surgical procedure, that may cause potential fertility problems in the future.
Transgender or non-binary people starting hormone therapy or planning to have reconstructive surgery.
The closing date for applications is Friday, September 16, 2022, and interviews will take place on October 11 and 12 via telephone and should last about 20 minutes.
To find out more click here or email the Public Involvement team at PIP@nice.org.uk.