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Working with others

We listen to, and learn from, those with an interest in what we do and speak to them before making key decisions. One of the ways we do this is through regular engagement with different stakeholders – learn more about each of them on this page. 

Association of Fertility Patient Organisations (AFPO)

AFPO is a group made up of patient organisations that we meet with twice a year.

It includes patient, donor and other voluntary organisations including:


Licensed Centres Panel

The panel includes 32 staff from fertility clinics and human embryo research centres across the UK, including doctors, nurses, managers, counsellors, scientists and researchers.

We meet with them three times a year to bounce ideas off one another, get their thoughts on our current thinking, share experiences and work together to make improvements.

Professional Organisations Stakeholder Group (PSG)

This group brings together representatives from professional groups across the fertility sector twice a year, including:


Review date: 12 October 2023