Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Notice for Designated Individuals in the Human Application sector regarding Viaspan solution, which is distributed by Bristol Myers-Squibb.
On this page you can download the model consent forms and the authorisation for loan form.
Disposal of relevant material
  • Codes of practice
  • Disposal
  • Licensing
HTA position statement on the collection (procurement) of umbilical cord blood.
  • Cord Blood
  • Human application
  • Stem cells
A Channel 4 Dispatches programme in March 2014 highlighted pregnancy loss and the disposal of fetal remains.
  • Fetal tissue
  • Pregnancy loss
What activities require a licence from the HTA under the HT Act and how to apply for a licence
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
For the anatomy, organ donation and transplantation, public display, research and post mortem sectors
As part of our regulatory function the HTA carries out inspections of licensed establishments. This page provides more information about the inspection process.
  • Living organ donation
  • Organ donation and transplantation
  • Transplants
  • Independent Assessors
Notice for Designated Individuals in the Human application sector regarding the Hepatitis C virus total antibody kit manufactured by Abbott GmbH & Co. KG and distributed in the UK by Abbott Diagnostics_x000D_ _x000D_