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Coronavirus (COVID-19): fertility treatment - plans for restarting treatment - framework

In response to the direct threat of COVID-19 to patients, the wider Scottish population and NHS Scotland services, all NHS funded Scottish centres took the decision to pause services from 17 March 2020. This document sets out the plans for restarting fertility services from 18 May 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): fertility treatment - plans for restarting treatment - framework
8 List of Abbreviations

8 List of Abbreviations

ARCS
Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists

AGP
Aerosol Generating Procedure

BFS
British Fertility Society

COVID-19
Corona Virus Disease 2019

ESHRE
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

EU
European Union

FET
Frozen Embryo Transfer

FFP3
Filtering Face Piece Mask 3

HCG
Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin

HFEA
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

HyCoSy
Hydrocontrast Sono-salpingography

ITU
Intensive Treatment Unit

NHSG
NHS Grampian

PR
Person Responsible

PPE
Personal and protective equipment

UK
United Kingdom


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Email: anthea.taylor@gov.scot