Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Guidance to Bone Marrow and PBSC Transplant Teams and Accredited Assessors
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
Policy on consent for post-mortem examination and tissue retention under the Human Tissue Act 2004
  • Consent
  • Human Tissue Act
  • Post mortem
  • Research
More information about DNA and the HTA's role
  • DNA
New guidance relating to consent for research relating to transplantation where donors are deceased
  • Organ donation and transplantation
  • Organ donation
  • Organs
  • Research
  • Consent
This section provides details on how to make changes to your licence. It can take up to 20 working days to assess a completed variation request and issue new licensing certificates, so please ensure that any request is submitted sufficiently in advance of
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
The HTA's role in regulating import, export, distribution and/or storage of acellular human tissue-derived products
  • Acellular material
  • Human application
Guide to the HTA system for the reporting SAEARs that are linked to the procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells.
  • Human application
  • Serious Adverse Event or Adverse Reaction (SAEARs)
HTA's current position on the absence of a presumed genetic relationship
  • Transplants
The Regulatory Advice Service for Regenerative Medicine (the Advice Service) is a ‘One Stop Shop’ for research and development professionals across academia, industry and the NHS.
  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products
  • Stem cells
Position statement on the disposal of anatomical specimens, former anatomical specimens and body parts (including those that have been imported).
  • Anatomical specimen
  • Disposal