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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.
The HTA Portal is temporarily offline due to maintenance and essential upgrade work, but will be back up and running by Monday 2 November. You will NOT be able to submit incident reports as usual until the Portal is back online.
In line with the HTA’s commitment to increase transparency, we publish details about the volume and nature of incidents that are reported to us.
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.
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.
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has published licence fee levels for the 2020/21 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from 1 April 2020, with an increase of 4% on the previous year’s fees.
We and the Health Research Authority (HRA) have worked together on the production of two new eLearning modules. This is the first time that the organisations have collaborated on the development of learning resources.
All establishments licensed under the Human Tissue Act 2004 and the Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation Regulations 2012 must review their licensing records and complete a compliance update. The information collected will be used to:
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.