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Following on from our announcement earlier this year on the postponement of our inspection activity, we can now confirm that there will be no scheduled site visit inspections this business year.
The HTA publishes its revised Code of Practice F to reflect the introduction of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England
From today, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 introduces a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England.
Organ Donation Week will run from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September. The HTA licenses and audits transplant centres that undertake organ donation and transplantation across the UK.
Organ Donation Week took place between Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is today issuing a warning to members of the public to be careful when registering to become an organ donor with services other than the Organ Donor Register.
Dying Matters hosted its seventh annual Awareness Week, which was an opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) today released figures that highlight the number of families who have said no to a relative donating organs after
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s introduction of their 3-for-1 living donor transplant scheme, launched today on World Kidney Day.
The new European Union Directive 2012/25/EU came into effect on Monday 14 July, following transposition into UK law via The Qua