Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

HTA and MHRA Policy on the Regulation of Blood as a Starting Material for ATMP Manufacture
This page provided information on the licensing of procurement organisations by the HTA, including the deadline for applying for a licence and the licence fee.
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
  • Procurement
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA), on behalf of Scottish Ministers, is responsible for assessing all living organ donation cases that take place in Scotland. The HTA also considers allogeneic donation of regenerative tissue where the donor is under 16 or an adult with incapacity in Scotland. Only once HTA approval is in place can these donations go ahead. The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 (HT...
  • Organ donation and transplantation
  • Living organ donation
  • Transplants
In this section you can read regulatory alerts issued by the Human Tissue Authority to licensed establishments.
Glossary terms on consent and the use of DNA
  • DNA
The objectives of Preparation Process Dossiers including process validation, reagents and materials, quality control and labelling
  • Human application
  • Preparation Process Dossiers
More information about DNA and the HTA's role
  • DNA
Further information about the definition of public display
  • Relevant material
Which records should be used by licensed and unlicensed establishments to evidence traceability and ensure a robust audit trail
  • Record retention
HTA policy on the regulation of faecal microbiota transplant
  • Human application
  • Faecal transplant