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The Human Tissue Authority is now consulting on a revised Code of Practice for organ and tissue donation and transplant professionals on the new Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019.
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, it will become a third country for the purposes of the EU Tissues and Cells Directive and the EU Organ Donation Directives.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the HTA blog!We have created the blog to offer a space for new and unique perspectives on key issues relating to our work and the sectors we regulate.The new blog will allow us to:
The HTA Portal is temporarily offline due to maintenance and essential upgrade work but will be back up and running by the morning of Monday 24 September.
We are delighted to announce that Nicola Blackwood, the former MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, Under Secretary of State for Health, and Chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee,
The Department of Health is currently recruiting for a new Chair of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). The news comes after current Chair, Sharmila Nebhrajani's decision to stand down.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is pleased to announce that five new Board Members have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Health.