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  • Surrogacy

    Surrogacy is when another woman carries and gives birth to a baby for you. The HFEA does not regulate surrogacy. We recommend that you should seek legal advice before proceeding with this option.

    Section: For patients & their supporters

    Last updated: 05 August 2014

  • Code of Practice: HFEA Code of Practice: Guidance Note 14. Surrogacy (version 3.0)

    Intended parents providing gametes in surrogacy arrangements must be screened in line with requirements for gamete donors. These state that parental rights and obligations in respect of surrogacy arrangements may be transferred from the birth parent(s) to those who commissioned the surrogacy arrangement, as long as certain conditions are met. 14.5 The centre should satisfy itself that those involved in surrogacy arrangements have received enough information and understand the legal ...

    Section: Code of Practice

    Last updated: 08 September 2016

  • Legal issues around surrogacy

    Surrogacy involves complicated legal issues and we recommend that you seek your own legal advice before making any decisions. It is also advisable to receive counselling before starting the surrogacy process, to help you think about questions involved.

    Section: For patients & their supporters

    Last updated: 22 October 2013

  • Code of Practice: HFEA Code of Practice: Guidance Note 6. Legal Parenthood (version 4.0)

    Where a person is to be treated as the father of the child by virtue of section 35 or 36, no other person is to be treated as the father of the child. Where a woman is treated by virtue of section 42 or 43 as a parent of the child, no man is to be treated as the father of the child. Where a woman is seeking treatment using her partner’s sperm, or embryos created using her partner’s sperm, her male partner will automatically be the legal father of any child born as a result of the ...

    Section: Code of Practice

    Last updated: 08 September 2016

  • F-2013-00151 - Surrogacy treatments and information between 2007 and 2012

    The Authority was asked for the number of treatments in the UK involving surrogacy and the resulting births between 2007 and 2012, as well as a list of centres that have been involved in surrogacy arrangements.

    Section: All about the HFEA who we are & how we regulate

    Last updated: 13 September 2013

  • Considering fertility treatment abroad: issues and risks

    Fertility clinics abroad operate by different rules and laws than those in the UK. If you are thinking of having fertility of IVF treatment abroad there are plenty of points that you should take into consideration.

    Section: For patients & their supporters

    Last updated: 06 March 2014

  • General FAQs about the new parenthood law

    The new law applies to patients undergoing any fertility treatment that involves the use of donor sperm, embryos created using donor sperm or donor embryos.

    Section: Home

    Last updated: 22 October 2013

  • Upcoming changes to the Code of Practice - CF July 2013

    The new guidance advises clinics that one of the intended parents commissioning a surrogacy arrangement can be recognised as the legal parent when the child is born, if certain conditions are met and the relevant consents are in place (an overview of these changes was set out in the March 2013 edition of Clinic Focus). Top of the page Editorial statement Clinic focus is the official electronic newsletter of the Human Ferilisation & Embryology Authority, is produced by the editorial team of ...

    Section: For patients & their supporters

    Last updated: 09 August 2013

  • Consent forms 2015

    These forms are for the use of patients at your clinic and record their consent to the various aspects of fertility treatment. You can use this form to record the information you have provided to your patients giving consent. This has been designed to help you demonstrate that you have met the requirements of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Act (1990 (as amended) and 2008) before asking people to give consent.

    Section: For clinic staff & other professionals

    Last updated: 30 October 2015

  • Consent forms

    These forms are for the use of patients at your clinic and record their consent to the various aspects of fertility treatment. You can use this form to record the information you have provided to your patients giving consent. This has been designed to help you demonstrate that you have met the requirements of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Act (1990 (as amended) and 2008) before asking people to give consent.

    Section: For clinic staff & other professionals

    Last updated: 24 April 2015

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