Waiting Times

After preliminary investigations are complete, a guide to the waiting times are shown below.

Type of Treatment
Estimated Waiting Time (after preliminary investigations)
NHS-funded treatment
A maximum of 1 year from the time you are added to the waiting list
Self-funded treatment
Over 95% of self-funded patients commenced treatment within 3 months of their initial consultation within EFREC*
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
6 months

* Figure based on new patients starting treatment between April and September 2016.


Last Reviewed: 01/02/2017