Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

D1

D1 There is a clear and sensitive policy for disposing of body parts and tissue

147.  Three minor shortfalls were identified against standard D1.

148.  Where there were weaknesses, it was found that policies did not contain sufficient details about the sensitive disposal of human tissue. The policies tended to handle disposal of waste only and some establishments did not have a documented procedure in place for the disposal of human tissue. 

Last updated on: 3 Aug 2016