In Vitro Fertilisation

Department of Health written question – answered on 20th October 2014.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women aged over (a) 40 and (b) 50 received IVF in each of the last five years.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The number of women aged over 40 and 50 who received invitro fertilisation (IVF), for each of the last five years for which treatment data has been verified, is shown in the following table:

Years

Patients aged 40-49 undergoing IVF treatment

Patients aged 50 and over undergoing IVF treatment

2008

7,514

63

2009

7,938

56

2010

8,543

60

2011

8,708

68

2012

8,808

73

Notes:

The years 2008-2012 have been supplied as 2012 is the last complete year that has been verified for treatment data.

Source: The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

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