Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Reporting obligations and processes regarding SARs and SAEs in HTA licensed establishments
  • Human application
  • Serious Adverse Event or Adverse Reaction (SAEARs)
HTA advice for mortuaries on contingency arrangements during busy periods
The standards that establishments licensed under an HTA research licence should meet
Practical guidance on correctly disposing of pregnancy remains
  • Fetal tissue
  • Pregnancy loss
Guidance on paragraph 100 of the HTA’s Code of Practice on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 – persons who may not act as an appointed representative
  • Wales
  • Deceased donation
HTA policy on human tissue xenografts as relevant material, the consent implications and the licensing requirements under the HT Act 2004.
  • xenografts
HTA position statement on the regulation of dendritic cells and white blood cells other than granulocytes under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007
  • Dendritic cells
 Transplant units must use the updated template referral letter provided here when referring a case to the HTA. Please note that we will not accept the old referral letter template.  Review of the template referral letter The HTA has reviewed the current template referral letter to promote greater consistency, reduce variability, and to ensure that all referral letters...
  • Living organ donation
  • Transplants
  • Organ donation and transplantation
Notice for Designated Individuals in the human application and research sectors regarding controlled rate freezers manufactured by Planer plc.
This guidance provides a comprehensive explanation of the responsibilities of toxicologists under the Human Tissue Act 2004.
  • Toxicology