Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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The HTA is consulting on new guidance for organ and tissue donation professionals in England

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.

Issue date:04 July 2019

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EU exit guidance

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.

Issue date:27 March 2019

Public guides to the Codes of Practice published today

The first public guides to the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) Codes of Practice have been published today.

Issue date:05 October 2017

HTA launches updated Codes of Practice and Standards

Today we have launched our updated Codes of Practice and Standards, which are available on our website here.  These provide practical guidance on human tissue legislation for prof

Issue date:03 April 2017

NEW - Codes and Standards Webinar Recordings

We have been hosting a series of webinars in February and March, to talk about our revised Codes of Practice and Standards, which launch in April.

Issue date:23 March 2017

HTA launches Codes of Practice and Standards consultation

The HTA ran a consultation on the proposed changes to its Codes of Practice and Standards documentation.

Issue date:01 September 2015