§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Health which NHS trusts provided IVF treatment on the NHS as of 1 March; how many patients have received IVF treatment in the last year; how many patients he expects to be provided with IVF treatment in the next year; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Yvette Cooper
A baseline survey of national health service infertility provision was carried out by the Department in 1999. The report on "Survey of NHS Infertility Services 1997–98" has been published and copies are available in the Library. Information about the number of patients who have received IVF treatment in the last year will be made available shortly by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.