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.

How to provide a third party with the authority to undertake licensable activities on behalf of a licensed establishment
  • Third party
Information for anatomy schools, including anatomy forms, consent forms and bequeathal booklets
The HTA has produced guidance for professionals working in NHS hospitals, independent hospitals and abortion clinics
  • Post mortem
  • Pregnancy loss
  • Codes of practice
  • Research
Policy on post mortem finding asymptomatic variant Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (vCJD)
  • vCJD
IA survey report findings
  • Transplants
How to become an HTA Accredited Assessor
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
The transportation and delivery of tissues or cells intended for human application, including to or from other countries
  • Import and export
Information about challenging an HTA licensing decision
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
Information about the regulatory framework applied to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs)
  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products
  • Regenerative medicine