Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Position statement on the acceptance of donor consent for anatomical examination
  • Anatomical examination
  • Anatomy
  • Consent
Import and export of relevant material
  • Codes of practice
  • Import and export
  • Licensing
HTA policy on the regulation of faecal microbiota transplant
  • Human application
  • Faecal transplant
Policy on the management and traceability of tissue samples retained by independent pathologists
  • Pathologists
  • Traceability
Regulation of the Post Mortem Sector 2014 - 16: What we have learnedNovember 2016This report is aimed particularly at Designated Individuals (DI), Persons Designated (PD), and any staff working under their direction in the conduct of licensed activities: predominantly pathologists and anatomical pathology technologists. The contextual sector information and the learning gained from the...
  • Post mortem
  • HTA Reportable Incident (HTARI)
  • Mortuaries
  • News and events
Licence application guidance
  • General licensing
  • Human Tissue Act
  • Licensing
Traceability of stem cells distributed by Advanced Cell Therapeutics / Biomark / CellTech / BioCells
This page provides background information on the implementation of the EU Tissue and Cells Directive via the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007.
  • EU tissue and cells directive
Guidance for hospital and mortuary staff on brain and spinal cord donation
  • Brain donation