Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

IA survey report findings
  • Transplants
Disposal of tissue and specimens in a dignified, respectful and legally compliant way
  • Anatomy
  • Disposal
Guidance about the HTA seeking patient identifiable information on inspection or when investigating complaints
  • General inspection
  • Inspection
Information on the licensing requirements under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007 (Q&S Regulations).
  • General licensing
Regulation regarding cells procured from a person and processed during a single surgical procedure
  • Single surgical procedures
Information about HTA Accredited Assessors
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Tissue and cell donation
  • Transplants
This page provides guidance on when DNA analysis may be used, for obtaining scientific or medical information about the person whose body manufactured the DNA, even if their consent has not been obtained. This page also provides information about how esta
  • DNA
Guidance on the disposal of remains following pregnancy loss or termination
  • Post mortem
  • Pregnancy loss
Public display of body parts
  • Codes of practice
  • Public display
Position statement on consent for post-mortem examination and tissue retention under the Human Tissue Act 2004
  • Consent
  • Human Tissue Act