How we monitor your clinic: guide to compliance
HFEA inspection cycle
The HFEA’s continuous monitoring of licensed UK fertility centres involves a four year inspection cycle. Find out what happens before, during and after an inspection visit.
...HFEA inspection cycle
HFEA Risk Tool
To aid the monitoring of treatment and storage centres the HFEA have developed an application called the ‘Risk based assessment tool’ to help both the HFEA and licensed treatment and storage centres assess potential areas of concern.
...HFEA Risk Tool
Complying with the HFEA Code of Practice
See what inspectors consider when making assessments of a centre’s practice and how that links to the guidance notes in the HFEA Code of Practice.
...complying to the HFEA Code of Practice
Reporting adverse incidents is recognised as one of the best ways of ensuring that errors and their causes are identified and the opportunity for them to happen again is reduced.
Management of centres causing concern
When an HFEA inspector becomes aware that a licensed centre has failed to comply with requirements we will seek to achieve compliance via an escalating scale of informal measures to formal enforcement action.
...management of centres causing concern
Page last updated: 28 September 2011