Media releases for 2006
Issue date: 20 December 2006
It has been announced that Shirley Harrison will be appointed as Chair of both the HTA and HFEA.
Issue date: 14 December 2006
The HTA has welcomed the White Paper which proposes the establishment of the new Regulatory Authority for Tissue and Embryos.
Issue date: 9 October 2006
The HTA has announced the appointment of an interim Chair. Shirley Harrison, who was previously a lay member of the Authority, took up the position on 1 October 2006.
Launch of public consultation on Code of Practice on the import and export of human bodies and tissue
Issue date: 3 October 2006
The HTA has today launched a consultation on its Code of Practice on the import and export of human bodies, body parts and tissue.
Issue date: 15 September 2006
The HTA has published its revised guidance on the public display of human bodies, body parts and tissue following an extensive consultation.
Issue date: 8 September 2006
The Human Tissue Act 2004, together with the EU Tissue and Cells Directive has brought the safety and quality of tissues and cells used for transplantation under a new statutory regulatory framework.
Issue date: 31 August 2006
New legislation which came into force on 1 September 2006 means that establishments must be licensed by the HTA in order to operate lawfully.
Issue date: 20 July 2006
The HTA has published its first Annual Report and Accounts, which have been laid before Parliament.
Issue date: 14 July 2006
Establishments which require a licence under the Human Tissue Act can now apply for licences online following the launch of the new HTA website.
Issue date: 15 May 2006
The HTA has launched a consultation on the public display of human bodies, body parts and human tissue.