Clinical safety reviews

  • Safe cryopreservation of gametes and embryos

    This 1998 consultation sought the views of professional organisations and licensed fertility treatment centres on what constitutes good working practice, how to make cryopreservation methods safer, and to prevent microbial and viral contamination.

  • Witnessing the identification of samples

    Review of the policy on witnessing, to take into account traceability requirements of the EU Tissues and Cells Directive, use of electronic systems for witnessing (bar coding and RFID) and causes of witnessing related incidents reported to the HFEA

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