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New Life for the HFEA
28 January 2013 - by Baroness Ruth Deech
In January the Department of Health published its response to the consultation on proposals to transfer the functions of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the Human Tissue Authority to the Care Quality Commission and the new Health Research Authority... [Read More]
How not to save money: Unscrambling the HFEA
9 August 2010 - by Baroness Ruth Deech
Of course we are all against unnecessary regulation: and one of the areas of policy put forward by the new coalition government which has seemed to attract widespread support, even from those who hold no brief for them, is the abolition of superfluous quangos.... [Read More]
Welfare and the need for a father
13 August 2007 - by Baroness Ruth Deech
The current legislation regarding IVF is under review. The issue that uncovered the deepest feelings in the evidence received by the parliamentary scrutiny committee is the rather mild provision in Section 13(5) of the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act that 'a woman shall not be provided with... [Read More]