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Donor information form

A form which must be completed for all UK gamete donors, requiring information to confirm the donor's identity, physical characteristics, ethnic background and medical history. The donor can write a personal description (pen portrait/picture), provide their reasons for donating, and add a goodwill message. The non-identifiable information contained in this form can, upon request, be made available to patients requiring donation, to parents of children conceived with the donor's gametes, and to children conceived with the donor's gametes (once the latter reach the age of 16). When children conceived with the donor's gametes reach the age of 18, the full content of this form can be made available to them on request.

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How Germany's new Sperm Donor Registry Act is internationally progressive 26 June 2017 Comment
Dutch court rules donor families can test fertility doctor's DNA 5 June 2017 News
Dutch woman tracks her sperm donor using DNA bank 5 June 2017 News
Prohibiting sperm donor anonymity in the US and possible effects on recruitment and compensation 3 April 2017 Comment
Going home and forgetting about it: a different perspective on donors and donor conception 27 March 2017 Comment
Donor anonymity comes to an end in Victoria, Australia 6 March 2017 News
Birth Certificates and Assisted Reproduction: Setting the Record Straight? 24 October 2016 Comment
Should the Law Commission take a look at the birth registration system? 17 October 2016 Comment
Sperm shortage in New Zealand 19 September 2016 News
US sperm donor admits he misled sperm bank 5 September 2016 News
Theatre Review: Half of Me 8 August 2016 Review
How personal genomics spells the end of donor anonymity 3 May 2016 Comment
Retrospective removal of donor anonymity: respectful, fair, grateful and moral? An evidence-based argument 21 March 2016 Comment
Clinic offers sperm donors free IVF for a friend 14 March 2016 News
All donor-conceived people in Victoria now have the right to donor information 29 February 2016 Comment
New law in Australian state ends donor anonymity 29 February 2016 News
We must support parents in being open with their donor-conceived children 30 November 2015 Comment
Ten years since the end of donor anonymity: what next? 16 November 2015 Comment
Debating donor conception 10 years after the removal of anonymity 9 November 2015 Comment
Victoria to consider retrospectively lifting donor anonymity 6 July 2015 News
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