The British Medical Association has welcomed the European Court's decision not to allow Natalie Evans to use embryos fertilised by an ex-partner in IVF treatment.

Commenting on the ruling, BMA medical ethics committee chair Dr Tony Calland said the European Court has supported the principle of consent from all parties.

Ms Evans had appealed to the court after exhausting the UK legal process when her ex-partner withdrew consent for the embryo to be used.

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The British Medical Association has welcomed the European Court's decision not to allow Natalie Evans to use embryos fertilised by an ex-partner in IVF treatment.

Commenting on the ruling, BMA medical ethics committee chair Dr Tony Calland said the European Court has supported the principle of consent from all parties.

Ms Evans had appealed to the court after exhausting the UK legal process when her ex-partner withdrew consent for the embryo to be used.

Read more here