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.

HTA Chair to stand down

After four years as Chair of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), Baroness Diana Warwick is to step down. Achievements during her time at the HTA include:

Issue date:10 January 2014

Authority member blogs about our living organ donation work

Authority Member, Pamela Goldberg, has written about our work on living organ donation, and the responsibility for the emergency out-of-hours rota on

Issue date:10 January 2014

Freedom to speak up review

There are now 10 days left for NHS workers, employers and stakeholders to contribute to Sir Robert Francis QC’s review of how to create an open and safe reporting culture in the NHS.

Issue date:09 January 2014

New Welsh member for the Human Tissue Authority

Welsh Health Minister, Mark Drakeford, has appointed William Horne as the new Welsh member of the Human Tissue Authority board. 

Issue date:08 January 2014

New Chair of the HTA announced

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced that Sharmila Nebhrajani has been appointed its new Chair by the

Issue date:04 January 2014

Last chance to have your say on Welsh organ law guidance

There are only a few days left to respond to the HTA's consultation on the Code of Practice accompanying the new

Issue date:12 December 2013

Public confidence in donation is boosted by regulation, survey shows

Knowing there is a watchdog for tissue and organs makes people more confident to donate, according to a survey undertaken by Ipsos MORI, on behalf of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA

Issue date:26 November 2013

Professional confidence and advocacy in the HTA is highest yet, says survey

Confidence in the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) as a regulator is even higher than three years ago, according to a survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, commissioned by the HTA

Issue date:26 November 2013

Human Tissue Authority announces fees for 2014/15

There has been an overall reduction in fees of 35% for licensed establishments over the last three years and another small reduction in overall fees for 2014/15.

Issue date:12 October 2013

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