Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Inspection information

We publish standards that licensed establishments must meet, and inspect them to check they are meeting these and following appropriate procedures. We inspect establishments on a cyclical basis, according to the potential risk of establishments not meeting our standards. We focus on those posing the higher risk, owing to the nature of activity and impact on patients and families if things were to go wrong.

Why the HTA publishes inspection reports on licensed establishments and what information they contain
The standards that establishments licensed under an HTA human application licence should meet
Guidance about the HTA seeking patient identifiable information on inspection or when investigating complaints
All establishments licensed under the Human Tissue Act 2004 and Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation Regulations 2012 must review their licensing records and complete a compliance update