Should the NHS pay for IVF treatments?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Currently couples who struggle to have children may be able to get up to three cycles of IVF treatment on the NHS. Yet some regions are discussing cutting that to one cycle or even stopping it altogether.

Should the NHS fund IVF treatments – which of these is closest to your opinion?




Results

I’m male, single, no children (1230 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles142 votes (12%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle63 votes (5%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child335 votes (27%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases254 votes (21%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded436 votes (35%)
I’m female, single, no children (2079 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles358 votes (17%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle99 votes (5%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child720 votes (35%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases347 votes (17%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded555 votes (27%)
I’m male, in a couple, no children (1477 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles292 votes (20%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle57 votes (4%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child399 votes (27%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases254 votes (17%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded475 votes (32%)
I’m female, in a couple, no children (4003 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles1188 votes (30%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle181 votes (5%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child1307 votes (33%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases529 votes (13%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded798 votes (20%)
I’m male, with children (3750 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles493 votes (13%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle180 votes (5%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child1105 votes (29%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases828 votes (22%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded1144 votes (31%)
I’m female, with children (9640 votes)
Yes the NHS should fund it up to three cycles2337 votes (24%)
Yes the NHS should fund it but only for one cycle675 votes (7%)
Yes the NHS should fund it, up to three cycles, but only for a first child3673 votes (38%)
No it shouldn’t be funded – except in extreme cases1545 votes (16%)
No it shouldn’t ever be funded1410 votes (15%)

                   22,179 votes received.

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