Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

The HFEA is the UK’s independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research.

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National Gamete Donation Trust

Established in 1998 as a national government-funded charity to raise awareness and seek ways to alleviate the national shortage of sperm, egg and embryo donors

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British Infertility Counselling Association

Accessible counselling services for people with fertility problems. The Association offers information to patients who are seeking details of counsellors specialising in infertility.

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Donor Conception Network

A self-help network of over 1,600 families created with the help of donated eggs, sperm or embryos; couples and individuals seeking to find a family this way; and adults conceived using egg donation.

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Donor-Conceived Register

A voluntary register set up to enable people conceived through donated sperm, and/or eggs, their egg donors and half-siblings to exchange information and to contact each other.

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An organisation that specialises in recruiting sperm donors in the UK, so if you need donated sperm they may be a good place to start.

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