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If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, it will become a third country for the purposes of the EU Tissues and Cells Directive and the EU Organ Donation Directives.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is aware that Precious Cells International (PCI) entered liquidation on Friday 23 November. The Official Receiver has been appointed as the
We are pleased to announce the launch of the HTA blog!We have created the blog to offer a space for new and unique perspectives on key issues relating to our work and the sectors we regulate.The new blog will allow us to:
Dying Matters Awareness Week is taking place from 13-19 May. This year, Dying Matters are reflecting on a question that challenges everyone on several levels - ‘Are We Ready?’
The Department of Health and Social Care is seeking to make two appointments to the board of the Human Tissue Authority.
New campaign in England to raise awareness of organ donation law change, the options and how to register a decision
NHS Blood and Transplant today launches the year-long national campaign, ‘Pass it on’, to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law, which comes into place next year, across England.
If you are interested in becoming the next Chair of the Human Tissue Authority, you can find details for this role on the Cabinet Office website here.
From Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March
The Department of Health and Social Care has published guidance on EU Exit Operational Readiness on actions the health and care system in England should
We can confirm that our Chair, Nicola Blackwood, has been appointed to the position of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health (Lords) today (Thursday 10 January). Following this appointment, Nicola has resigned her position at the HTA with immediate effect.
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has written to all NHS organisations, GPs, community pharmacies and other service providers. The letter sets out what the health and care system needs to consider in the period leading up to March 2019, including:
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has published licence fee levels for the 2019/20 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from April 2019, with an increase of 2.7% (the CPI rate in August 2018) to the previous year’s fees across all sectors.