“The HFEA is consulting on three important changes prompted by the new Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act – the 8th Code of Practice, revised consent forms and the presentation of clinic data.
The consultation includes a number of public meetings to listen and learn from our stakeholders.
There will be three meetings to look at wider issues as well as one specific meeting focusing on Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).”
The dates are:
London (focusing on PGD only) – 12.00pm – 5.30pm, Monday 26th January 2009 at the NCVO, The National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Regent’s Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, N1 9RL. Juliet Tizzard, an MA MEL alumna, and current HFEA Head of Policy, will chair one of the sessions at this event.
Bristol – 10.30am – 4.00pm, Thursday 29th January 2009 at the Watershed Media Centre, 1 Canon’s Road, BS1 5TX.
London – 10.30am – 4.00pm, Wednesday 11th February 2009 at Prospero House (etc.venues), 241 Borough High Street, SE1 1GA
Further details including detailed programmes for each event are available here. The events are free but registration via email is required in advance.