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Today the Department of Health have launched their public consultation on changing to an ‘opt-out’ system of organ donation, to improve organ donation rates in England.
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from April 2018 and will be calculated on the same basis as 2017/18.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is now accepting applications from establishments in the human application (HA) sector that import tissues and cells.
All establishments licensed for patient treatment under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007 must submit data relating to the activities they undertook and the tissue types they worked with in 2017.
Government’s response to the consultation on Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2017
Today the Department of Health (DH) has published the Government’s response to the consultation on Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Appli
The European Commission is consulting on the EU legislation on blood, tissues and cells.
This policy has been developed by the HTA in order to provide clarification and to assure consistency in the way licensed establishments apply the mandatory testing requirements for HTLV-1 testing.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes the publication of the report from the Regenerative Medicine Expert Group, “Building on our own potential: a UK pathway for regener
In 2012 the HTA successfully negotiated with the EU Commission an amendment to the wording of the testing requirements for human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV).
Are you considering banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood? Considering giving it as a gift to expectant parents? Do you know how to go about it? Where to bank? Or have you already banked cord blood? Did you find it difficult to do?