This page provides you with important links to sites that may be of interest to those of you seeking to purchase a DNA paternity test or one of our other DNA tests. Please refer to the list below for local sites that may be of help. easyDNA.co.uk has no commercial interest in the following links, this page is purely for your benefit and assistance.
The Home Office – UK Border Agency : www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk : The UK Border Agency, part of the Home Office, is a government department responsible for immigration and customs issues. All applications for citizenship, asylum and entry to the UK is processed and considered through this department. Contains all information regarding UK immigration laws, policies and regulations. For more information on Immigration DNA Testing visit this page.
BMA – The British Medical Association : www.bma.org.uk : The British Medical Association (BMA) is an independent trade union and professional association for doctors and students in the medical profession. Designed to provide valuable information to qualified personnel, the site can also be used by all as an accurate source of medical information on new procedures, ethics and health services.
The Human Tissue Act :
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) was set up to regulate the processes surrounding handling of human organs, bodies and tissue. The Human Tissue Act of 2004 replaces all previous acts relating to tissue and anatomy, and makes consent and authorisation the main principles surrounding all storage and collection of samples of tissue, DNA, bodies and anatomy as part of any scientific research, clarification, investigation or analysis.
The Samaritans: www.samaritans.org : A worldwide, 24-hour organisation providing non-judgemental, confidential, support for people in despair and desperation. Offering advice and counselling, the Samaritans is there to help everyone in their darkest hours, including those with thoughts of suicide.
The Fatherhood Institute : www.fatherhoodinstitute.org : A registered charity striving to ensure that all children enjoy a strong and healthy relationship with their father or father figures, through the provision of information on all matters concerning parenthood, from baby care to adolescence and the problems it may bring.
Check out the following sites for information specific to your DNA testing needs.
www.hairdnatest.com : A website providing clear and comprehensive information for those seeking advice on DNA testing of non-standard samples, i.e. hair DNA, blood, semen, toothbrushes and other articles that can be used to extract DNA from.
www.prenataldnatest.com : A website providing important information regarding the prenatal DNA Paternity test. This test differs to the usual paternity test in the method for extracting samples. For extensive, comprehensive advice and information visit this site.