Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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
Traceability of stem cells distributed by Advanced Cell Therapeutics / Biomark / CellTech / BioCells
This page covers the skills and knowledge which Sands' believes is necessary for those seeking consent/authorisation for a hospital post mortem examination of a baby. Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.
  • Consent
  • Perinatal
  • Post mortem
  • Training
Position statement on the licensing of emergency mortuaries
  • Codes of practice
  • Licensing
The HTA has published its revised guidance on the public display of human bodies, body parts and tissue following an extensive consultation.
New guidance and FAQs to help improve body donation information to support informed consent.
  • Anatomy
  • Body donation
The HTA's role in regulating import, export, distribution and/or storage of acellular human tissue-derived products
  • Acellular material
  • Human application
More information about the HTA removal licence including how to apply
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
  • Removal licence
Guide to Quality and Safety Assurance for Human Tissues and Cells for Patient Treatment
  • Human application