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With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent. We regulate organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, medical treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people.


Cord blood banking survey

More parents are considering banking their baby’s umbilical cord blood. If you have or are considering doing so, we would love you to share your experience of cord blood banking in our survey.

News

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Jobs at the HTA: Communications Officer vacancy

18 November 2014

The Human Tissue Authority is recruiting for a Communications Officer.

Have you banked umbilical cord blood or considering doing so?

29 October 2014

More parents are considering banking their baby’s umbilical cord blood. If you have or are considering doing so, we would love you to share your experience of cord blood banking in our survey.

HTA announces four new Authority Members

14 October 2014

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) today announced the appointment of four new (non-executive Board) Authority Members

Currentissue - the HTA e-newsletter

Read the September issue - stories include: board member updates, guidance on disclosing patient data and a blog about working on our Authority.

For journalists

Media releases, resources for journalists and media office contacts.