Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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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.

HTA annual review 2013/14 launched

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) launched its annual review publication for 2013/14: Regulating for the public good at its annual event yesterday.

Issue date:16 July 2014

HTA responds to consultation on data sharing

The Human Tissue Authority has responded to the Better Regulation Delivery Office's (

Issue date:07 July 2014

New HTA and HFEA Director role announced

Sue Gallone has been appointed Director of Finance and Resources of both the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and the

Issue date:03 July 2014

Annual Report and Accounts 2013/14 published

Our eighth Annual Report and Accounts, covering 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014 has been

Issue date:27 June 2014

BBC's Holby City: living liver donation and transplant

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) comment on last night's Holby City:

Issue date:12 June 2014

New members of Human Tissue Authority wanted

The HTA is looking for four new board members.

Issue date:23 May 2014

Become the Welsh member of the Human Tissue Authority

The Welsh Government is recruiting for a Welsh member of the HTA. 

Issue date:14 May 2014

HTA publishes amended guidance on Welsh organ donation law

This Code was passed by Parliament in November 2015 and the HTA published the Code on 1 December here.

Issue date:12 May 2014

Living organ donations continue to rise

The number of living people donating organs has risen again this year, according to the HTA, the watchdog that assesses all living organ donation cases in the UK.

Issue date:06 May 2014

HTA Chair awarded OBE in birthday honours

The Human Tissue Authority is delighted to announce that its Chair, Sharmila Nebhrajani, has been awarded an OBE in today's birthday honours.

Issue date:06 May 2014

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