Fertility society calls for investigation into UK regulator's action after search warrants are declared illegal

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:10
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The British Fertility Society is asking the Department of Health to investigate a legal situation that forced the United Kingdom regulator of infertility treatment into a High Court climb down that could cost it more than £1m (€1.5m; $2m).

    The society, which represents professionals who practise reproductive medicine, called for a full investigation into the collapse of a case brought against the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) by the high profile infertility specialist Mohammed Taranissi.

    Mr Taranissi launched the High Court action after police raided his two …

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