Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

HTA advice for mortuaries on contingency arrangements during busy periods
Guidance on the online Portal for Independent Assessors
  • Donation
  • Living organ donation
  • Organ donation
  • Organs
  • Transplants
  • Portal guidance
Designated Individuals and Licence Holders both play key roles in the licensing arrangements under the Human Tissue Act (2004). This section explains the roles and responsibilities of these individuals.
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
HTA and MHRA Policy on the Regulation of Blood as a Starting Material for ATMP Manufacture
Policy on the sale of bodies, body parts and tissue
  • Sale of body parts
The standards that establishments licensed under an HTA human application licence should meet
  • HTA standards
  • Licensing
Issued 10 May 2017Notice for •    Designated Individuals (DIs) in the Human Application (HA) sector ScopeThis alert is being issued by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and includes information relevant to DIs of establishments which use human albumin during the processing of tissues or cells for human application. Please circulate this information to staff within your...
  • Human application
The role of the Independent Assessor in living organ donations and how to apply to become one
  • Donation
  • Organ donation
Notice for Designated Individuals regarding compliance reporting and the retention of tissue and organs following post-mortem examination_x000D_
Protocol to ensure the provision of forensic pathology services in the event of regulatory action
  • Forensic Pathology Service
  • Inspection
  • Pathologists
  • Post mortem