Widow's fight for husband's sperm

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7070.1477 (Published 07 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1477

Intervention by BMA's ethics committee was ill judged

  1. Robert Winston
  1. Professor of fertility studies Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NS

    EDITOR,—The involvement of the BMA's ethics committee in the recent decision by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to refuse to allow Mrs Diane Blood to be inseminated with sperm obtained from her husband after his death was ill judged.1 In a letter to the authority Dr …

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