Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the HTA, find out about events that we are running and subscribe to our e-newsletter. Use the filter options on the right hand side in order to find news articles by date, tags or audience. Older news stories can be found on previous versions of this site, held on the national archives.
Following on from our announcement earlier this year on the postponement of our inspection activity, we can now confirm that there will be no scheduled site visit inspections this business year.
Ministers are seeking to make up to five appointments to the board of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). As a Member of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) you will:
The HTA publishes its revised Code of Practice F to reflect the introduction of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England
From today, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 introduces a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England.
Every year, the HTA holds a public Authority meeting. This meeting is an opportunity for members of the public to attend and ask our Authority Members (the HTA Board) and the HTA’s Senior Management Team questions about our work in person.
Today, the government has announced that the new law to implement a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation (also known as an ‘opt out’ system) will be introduced in England on 20 May 2020.
As many of you know, our annual conference takes place on Wednesday 6 November at Mary Ward House in central London.
Public dialogue on Consent to use human tissue and linked health data in health research: One year on
Last summer, the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) - in partnership with the Department for Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills’ (BEIS) Sciencewise programme and Ipsos MORI -
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?’
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.
From Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March
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
Organ Donation Week took place between Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
This year, the HTA will be holding its public Authority meeting on Thursday 19 July at the Grosvenor Hotel in Victoria.