Marshalled List of Amendments

6 February 2020

Private Members’ Business 

Item 5: Order Paper 8/17-22 – Monday 10 February 2020

Motion: NICE Guidance on Fertility

That this Assembly recognises the serious emotional distress felt by those experiencing fertility problems in our society; notes that the Department of Health has endorsed the 2013 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guideline on Fertility (CG156); commends the efforts of those campaigning for the full implementation of NICE guidance on in vitro fertilisation (IVF); welcomes the commitment within New Decade, New Approach to make three cycles of IVF treatment available on the NHS; and calls on the Minister of Health to implement fully, as a matter of urgency, the NICE guidance on fertility including making three cycles of IVF available as committed to in New Decade, New Approach.

[Ms Karen Mullan]

[Mr Colm Gildernew]


The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Insert after ‘urgency’:

‘and with immediate effect for women aged 35 years and up to threshold age of 40,’

[Ms Sinead Bradley]

[Mr Mark Durkan]

Amendment 2

At end insert:

‘, and to implement a fertility education and information programme similar to the Scottish Government’s Your Future Fertility programme.’

[Mrs Pam Cameron]

[Ms Paula Bradley]

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