Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Guidance for professionals

The filter and search function on this page allows you to refine down the full list of guidance that we provide for professionals to find specific items. Common searches for the HTA codes of practice and standards, licensing, fees and inspection information or for specific information for each of our regulated sectors can be found using the menu items above.

HTA position statement on the regulation of acellular material.
  • Acellular material
  • Transplants
Guidance for hospital and mortuary staff on brain and spinal cord donation
  • Brain donation
Donation of solid organs for transplantation
  • Codes of practice
Protocol to ensure the provision of forensic pathology services in the event of regulatory action
  • Forensic Pathology Service
  • Inspection
  • Pathologists
  • Post mortem
Guidance to Bone Marrow and PBSC Transplant Teams and Accredited Assessors
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
Why specialist forms are useful for obtaining post mortem consent taking from parents who have lost a perinatal child
  • Perinatal
  • Post mortem
Organ Donation and Transplant Sector Regulation: A look back review (March 2014)
This document provides step-by-step guidance on how to complete and submit compliance updates
  • Compliance updates
  • Governance
A summary of HTA inspection findings, advice and learning 2010-14
  • Anatomy
Submit your Accredited Assessor reports
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
  • Portal guidance