Category: Scotland

Cross-Border Reproductive Care: Outbound from Scotland

April 24, 2011

BBC Radio Scotland’s The Investigation has a feature on individuals participating in cross-border reproductive care.  One couple interviewed by BBC Scotland attempted seventeen treatments in various locations.  The couple had spent 90,000 pounds by the time of the interview and were planning a final trip.  Financing treatment involved remortgaging their home.  The article reports that shorter wait times outside the UK, cost of treatment, and success rates of conception are all factors related to willingness to considering going abroad for reproductive care.  BBC News Scotland has an article summarizing themes covered in The Investigation radio broadcast.

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