Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Information for anatomy schools, including anatomy forms, consent forms and bequeathal booklets
This document is designed to provide you with information about the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) inspection process, so that you and your staff can prepare for an HTA inspection.• There is a second part of this guidance, covering site visits• The appendix - applicable to both parts one and two - can be downloaded here• The whole document - parts one and two, plus the appendix - can be downloaded...
Anatomical examination
  • Anatomical examination
  • Anatomical specimen
  • Anatomy
  • Codes of practice
Policy on post mortem finding asymptomatic variant Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (vCJD)
  • vCJD
Guidance on paragraph 135 of the HTA’s Code of Practice on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 - excluded relevant material
  • Deceased donation
  • Wales
Why the HTA publishes inspection reports on licensed establishments and what information they contain
  • Inspection reports
  • General inspection
Information about challenging an HTA licensing decision
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
New EU regulations for medical devices (MDR) and in-vitro medical devices (IVDR) have been introduced. These regulations entered into force on 25 May 2017 across EU Member States. However, most requirements will not fully apply until 26 May 2020 for the MDR, and 26 May 2022 for the IVDR.The scope of the MDR now includes certain products manufactured utilising derivatives of tissues or cells of...
  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products
  • EU tissue and cells directive
  • Human application
Information about the regulatory framework applied to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs)
  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products
  • Regenerative medicine
West Nile Virus – Bologna and Ferrara Districts, Italy