Publications and Presentations:
Culley L, Hudson N, Rapport F, Blyth E, Norton W, Pacey A (2011) Crossing Borders for Fertility Treatment: Motivation, Destinations and Outcomes of UK fertility Travellers. Human Reproduction, in press
Hudson N, Culley L, Blyth E, Norton W, Pacey A, Rapport,F (2011)Cross Border Reproductive Care: A Review of the literature. Reproductive Biomedicine Online. 22:673-685
Culley, L & Hudson, N (2010) Fertility Tourists or Global Consumers? A Sociological Agenda for Exploring Cross-border Reproductive Travel. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 4(10): 139-150.
Culley, L & Hudson, N (2010) Why do people travel abroad for fertility treatment? What we donít know. Journal of Fertility Counselling 17 (1): 64-67.
You can watch a podcast of Lorraine Culley, the project lead, talking about the findings from the study here.
Preliminary work from the project was presented at the HFEA Ethics and Law Horizon Scanning Event, held in London in May 2010
Lorraine was invited to give a presentation on the UK context of travelling abroad for fertility treatment at the first board meeting of the Society of Cross Border Reproductive Care held in Vienna, Austria. The presentation outlined the findings from the systematic literature review and preliminary data from the Transrep project.
Lorraine was invited to discuss the research at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, Human Bodies in Medicine and Research Working Party in London in May.
The ESHRE Task Force on Cross Border Reproductive Care held a meeting in Paris in May and initial work from the project was discussed.
The project was also highlighted in an invited presentation at the 8th Annual Conference on Current Issues in Midwifery in London in June.
A team paper 'Travelling abroad for fertility treatment: an exploratory study of UK residents seeking cross border care' was presented at the ESHRE conference in Rome in June 2010.
Two papers were presented to a Sociological audience at the International Sociological Association World Congress in July 2010.
Lorraine was invited to give a keynote at the 7th biennial conference of the UK Fertility Societies in January 2011.