Press releases and statements

HFEA press releases and statements

Latest HFEA press releases and statements


22.7.14
Government decision on mitochondria replacement regulations
The Government has today announced its intention to put regulations relating to mitochondria replacement before Parliament.
18.7.14
HFEA’s Annual Report 2013/14 published
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has laid its Annual Report for the year 2013/14 before Parliament.
8.7.14
HFEA publishes report on adverse incidents in fertility clinics
The HFEA has today published its report into adverse incidents that took place at fertility clinics between 2010 and 2012, as part of its ongoing commitment to collaborating with clinics in improving the patient’s experience of IVF.
3.6.14
HFEA publishes report on third scientific review into the safety and efficacy of mitochondrial replacement techniques
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has today published its report on the third review into the safety and efficacy of techniques for mitochondrial replacement.
1.4.14
New Chair appointed at Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority
The Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA) is pleased to announce that its Interim Chair, Sally Cheshire, has been appointed as permanent Chair of the fertility regulator by the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison.
27.3.14
HFEA releases third report on fertility trends
New figures on fertility treatment released today by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) show that IVF-conceived babies now account for 2% all babies born in the UK.
13.3.14
HFEA decides not to appeal in the Warren case
Following the recent High Court ruling in favour of Mrs Elizabeth Warren, the HFEA has decided not to lodge an appeal against the decision.
6.3.14
High Court judgment regarding storage of frozen sperm
A judgment was issued today in the case of Mrs Warren, who is seeking to extend the storage of her deceased husband’s sperm.
11.12.13
Sally Cheshire to become interim Chair of HFEA
Sally Cheshire has been appointed as the interim Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) with effect from 17 January 2014.
13.11.13
HFEA refocuses the sanctions of its successful multiple births policy
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has today decided to withdraw one of the enforcement powers underpinning its multiple births policy.

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