Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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HTA publishes parents’ guide to cord blood banking

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA), the regulator for human tissue, cells and organs, has today published a cord blood banking guide for expectant parents considering cord blood donation a

Issue date:25 February 2016

Sharmila Nebhrajani, OBE reappointed as Chair of the HTA

Our current Chair, Sharmila Nebhrajani, has been reappointed as the Chair of the Human Tissue Authority for three years from 1 April 2017.

Issue date:04 August 2016

The Human Tissue Authority publishes compliance reports for the Anatomy and Research sectors

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA), the regulator for human tissue, cells and organs, has today published compliance reports for establishments licensed in the

Issue date:03 August 2016

Help to shape the HTA’s licence fees structure

From 25 July to 30 September 2016 the HTA is asking for our stakeholder’s views on proposed changes to the licence fees structure.

Issue date:25 July 2016

HTLV-1 policy

This policy has been developed by the HTA in order to provide clarification and to assure consistency in the way licensed establishments apply the mandatory testing requirements for HTLV-1 testing.

Issue date:25 July 2016

Dying Matters Awareness Week – ‘The Big Conversation’

Dying Matters is hosting its seventh annual Awareness Week, which will be an opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda.

Issue date:11 May 2016

The HTA welcomes five new Authority members

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is pleased to announce that five new Board Members have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Health.

Issue date:24 March 2016

Shirley Harrison, former Chair of the HTA, passes away

Shirley Harrison, Chair of the HTA from October 2006 until January 2010, passed away on 25 February 2016.

Issue date:04 March 2016

TODAY: HTA phone problems

The HTA is experiencing phone problems today which mean that you may not be able to get through to us as easily as usual. Please bear with us.

Issue date:19 February 2016

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