Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Guidance for the public

A full list of all the guidance that we provide for members of the public is below. You can search for any guidance you require by using the search and/or filter on the right hand side of this page. Common searches for information about donation, tissue banking or post mortem examination can be found by clicking on the menu items above.

About donating your tissue for research
About perinatal post mortem examinations
About the HTA's role in living organ donation
About a coroners' post-mortem examination
Information about deceased organ donation
NHSBT and HTA's roles in living organ donation
Information about donating your tissue for research