Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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The HTA licenses more than 800 organisations across six sectors. You can search for organisations licensed by the HTA below. Licensed organisations must meet the standards set by the HTA. In order to ensure this happens, every organisation must nominate a person who will supervise the activities for which they are licensed, known as a Designated Individual (DI). We then inspect establishments to meet with staff, view premises and facilities, and review policies and procedures. After every site visit inspection, we write a report documenting our findings. All inspection reports written after 2011 are published on the individual establishment’s main page which can be found by clicking on the name of the establishment below. More information about the HTA’s inspection process can be found here.

Licence number Licensed premises Licence type Licence statussort descending Sector
12427 Royal Hallamshire Hospital Satellite Licence Granted Post mortem
12064 University of Ulster Main Licence Granted Research
12508 University of Reading Main Licence Granted Research
12184 Princess Royal Hospital Satellite Licence Granted Post mortem
40044 Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Main Licence Granted Organ donation and transplantation
11094 University Hospital of Wales Main Licence Granted Human application
12199 Queen Mary University of London Main Licence Granted Research
12159 Museum of Science and Industry Manchester Satellite Licence Granted Public display
12559 Almac Clinical Services Ltd Satellite Licence Granted Research
22640 CenoBiologics Ltd Main Licence Granted Human application
12103 Plymouth University Satellite Licence Granted Research
12623 UK Biostores & Services Limited Main Licence Granted Research
11036 SCI Sheffield Main Licence Granted Human application
12315 Strangeways Research Laboratories Satellite Licence Granted Research
12321 National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) Main Licence Granted Research
12575 Cellmark Forensic Services Satellite Licence Granted Research
22527 Anthony Nolan Cord Blood Bank Main Licence Granted Human application
12608 Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Satellite Licence Granted Research
12054 UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Main Licence Granted Post mortem
11011 Airedale General Hospital Satellite Licence Granted Human application

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