Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

News

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.

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.

Chikungunya Virus: guidance for organisations

Guidance for HTA-licensed organisations on the recent chikungunya virus outbreak in Italy

Issue date:27 September 2017

Compliance Updates 2017

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:

Issue date:26 July 2017

European Commission consultation regarding EU legislation on blood, tissues and cells

The European Commission is consulting on the EU legislation on blood, tissues and cells.

Issue date:21 June 2017

HTA launches updated Codes of Practice and Standards

Today we have launched our updated Codes of Practice and Standards, which are available on our website here.  These provide practical guidance on human tissue legislation for prof

Issue date:03 April 2017

NEW - Codes and Standards Webinar Recordings

We have been hosting a series of webinars in February and March, to talk about our revised Codes of Practice and Standards, which launch in April.

Issue date:23 March 2017

Consultation on two new EU Directives - the application of a Single European Code and the Import of Tissues and Cells

The Department of Health is consulting on draft Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

Issue date:13 March 2017

HTA Announces Fees for 2017/18

Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced annual licence fees for 2017/18.

Issue date:16 December 2016

Regulation of the Post Mortem Sector 2014 - 16: What we have learned

Regulation of the Post Mortem Sector 2014 - 16: What we have learned

Issue date:05 December 2016

National Pathology Week

This year, the Royal College of Pathologists’ National Pathology Week is taking place between 7-13 November, and will be an opportunity to recognise and celebrate pathology and the important contributions pathologists and laboratory professionals make to healthcare.

Issue date:07 November 2016

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