Writs & Cures – Assisted Reproduction

In this edition of Writs & Cures the team take a look into assisted reproduction. Modern medicine has come a long way since the first so-called ‘test tube’ baby in Victoria back in 1980 at the Royal Women’s Hospital. But with the increase has come questions about access and cost. The Victorian government has launched a review headed up by Michael Gorton, one of the state’s top lawyers in the health arena. He joins Writs and Cures to discuss the challenges of assisted reproduction in Victoria.

And in this week’s regular Soapbox segment delves into what you’re really buying when you click “buy” or “accept” on online media sites.

This edition of Writs and Cures is hosted by David Astle with co-hosts lawyer Katie Miller and Peter Mac psychiatrist Professor Steve Ellen.

Hear Writs and Cures every Tuesday night from 8pm on ABC Radio Melbourne.