Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Here you will find information on Designated Individuals (DIs) and Licence Holders (LHs) under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007
  • General licensing
Notice for Designated Individuals in the human application and research sectors regarding controlled rate freezers manufactured by Planer plc.
HTA position statement on storage of human material for teaching by schools and colleges
  • Anatomy
HTA advice for mortuaries on contingency arrangements during busy periods
Public display of body parts
  • Codes of practice
  • Public display
Policy on consent for post-mortem examination and tissue retention under the Human Tissue Act 2004
  • Consent
  • Human Tissue Act
  • Post mortem
  • Research
Guidance on paragraph 100 of the HTA’s Code of Practice on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 – persons who may not act as an appointed representative
  • Wales
  • Deceased donation
  • Organ donation and transplantation
This section contains guidance about when an HTA licence is required and which application form you need to complete.
  • General licensing
  • Living organ donation
  • Organ donation and transplantation
  • Transplants
  • Independent Assessors