COVID-19: The HFEA have taken the decision that from the week commencing 11 May 2020, fertility clinics can apply to reopen. Further information for patients can be found on the HFEA website.

The Department of Health and Social Care have announced that they intend to extend the statutory storage period to 12 years instead of the current 10 years to address concerns for those patients with gametes or embryos in storage which are reaching expiry. See the press release.

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