Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

HTA position statement on the collection (procurement) of umbilical cord blood.
  • Cord Blood
  • Human application
  • Stem cells
Guidance for when a translator has been required by an Independent Assessor or Living Donation Coordinator
  • Donation
  • Living organ donation
  • Organ donation
  • Organs
  • Transplants
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
Guidance to Bone Marrow and PBSC Transplant Teams and Accredited Assessors
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
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
Reporting obligations and processes regarding SARs and SAEs in HTA licensed establishments
  • Human application
  • Serious Adverse Event or Adverse Reaction (SAEARs)
Guidance on the removal of relevant material from deceased children
  • Deceased children
  • Relevant material
Information regarding HTA Regulatory Alert 003/2008 on West Nile Virus