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Shirley Harrison, Chair of the HTA from October 2006 until January 2010, passed away on 25 February 2016.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA), the regulator for human tissue, cells and organs, has today published a cord blood banking guide for expectant parents considering cord blood donation a
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) today released figures that highlight the number of families who have said no to a relative donating organs after
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) announced that there will be no increase in the 2016/17 annual licence fee for organisations in the post mortem, research, public display, organ donation and transplantation and anatomy sectors.
Commenting on the publication of Royal College of Nursing (RCN) guidance on managing the disposal of pregnancy remains, Caroline Browne, HTA’s Head of Regulation said: “We know that the loss or termination of a pregnancy, whatever the circumstances, needs to be handled sensitively by the healthca
HTA welcomed the ‘sensitive and realistic accounts’ of body donation shown in the Channel 5 series ‘Body Donors’, broadcast at 9pm on the 29 Sep and 6 October 2015.
The HTA ran a consultation on the proposed changes to its Codes of Practice and Standards documentation.
The HTA welcomed the government’s announcement in 2015, that it would undertake a triennial review of the HTA. These reviews are cyclical and ensure that non-departmental public bodies, like the HTA, are still needed and that they are effective and work well.
The HTA has launched a new publication looking back at its first ten years as an organisation following its establishment in April 2005.
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) have signed a joint working agreement, which aims to ensure better regulation by further improving efficiencies and reducing burden.