A meeting for members of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to discuss and determine policy and practice on a wide range of issues relating to the organisation's regulatory role, assisted conception treatments and human embryo research.
Ahead of the HFEA's 2011 public consultation on its Donation Review, it will be considering evidence and analysis on donor compensation, reimbursement and benefits in kind, and the donor family limit.
Open Authority meetings are an opportunity to see firsthand how the HFEA makes decisions on issues that matter to thousands of fertility patients.
Attendance is free, but advance booking is required. If you would like to attend, contact the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority at or on +44 (0)20 7291 8233, stating:
the organisation you represent (if any);
your interest in fertility treatment and/or research using sperm, eggs and embryos.
Find out more about fertility/embryology regulation in Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Reproducing Regulation, coedited by BioNews Contributing Editor Dr Kirsty Horsey (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA); and find out more about genetics in The Rough Guide to Genes and Cloning, coauthored by BioNews Contributing Editor Dr Jess Buxton (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA).