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Egg and sperm donors could receive £800

23rd August 2010

The Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is thinking about raising the payment cap for sperm and egg donors from £250 to £800.

The HFEA hopes that the higher payments would encourage more people to donate, as the UK currently does not have enough donors. "We want to review egg donation," Professor Lisa Jardine, the chair of the HFEA told the Sunday Times, "We are suggesting moving closer to the Spanish system."

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Title: Egg and sperm donors could receive £800
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 15867
Date Added: 23rd Aug 2010

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