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.
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.
Ministers are seeking to make up to five appointments to the board of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). As a Member of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) you will:
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.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new Board Members, Deborah Bowman and Jan Williams OBE.
Congratulations to our Chair, Lynne Berry, who we are delighted to share has been awarded a CBE.
Every year, the HTA holds a public Authority meeting. This meeting is an opportunity for members of the public to attend and ask our Authority Members (the HTA Board) and the HTA’s Senior Management Team questions about our work in person.
We are delighted to welcome Lynne Berry OBE as the new Chair of the HTA.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Authority Members, Professor Gary Crowe and Dr Charmaine Griffiths, who have been appointed as members of the Human Tissue Authority for 3 years from 1 September 2019.
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.
From 25 July to 30 September 2016 the HTA asked for our stakeholder’s views on proposed changes to the licence fees structure.
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.