Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Respond to Government consultation on releasing a dead body from hospital

Issue date: 
14 January 2015

On 13 January 2015, the Department of Health opened a consultation to seek views on the ‘release of a dead body from hospital’ good practice form. The Department of Health has developed this form to help hospitals have a more consistent, quality-controlled, and timely process to release bodies. The HTA will respond to the consultation in due course, and is encouraging those with an interest in this area to respond too.

More information can be found on the Department of Health’s website.

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