Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Compliance with our consent standards

Research establishments reported that they meet the HTA standards on consent, confirming that consent is obtained in accordance with the HT Act and the HTA’s codes of practice. This is consistent with our inspection findings. Regarding research involving genetic analysis, 124 (82%) of licensed establishments have arrangements in place to seek specific consent for this activity. In addition, 132 (87%) of establishments have agreements in place with third parties to ensure that consent is obtained in accordance with the requirements of the HT Act and HTA's codes of practice.

Last updated on: 2 Aug 2016