Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

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See our latest inspection reports

The HTA has made it easier for you to see our latest inspection reports.

Issue date:17 October 2017

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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

Codes of Practice and Standards training – register your interest

The revised Codes of Practice and Standards are due to come into force in April 2017. To help you prepare for implementation, we will be holding webinars in early 2017, focusing on the major changes in the new Codes and Standards.

Issue date:27 October 2016

Two weeks left to have your say on HTA Codes of Practice

There is still time to respond to the HTA’s Codes of Practice and Standards consultation. The consultation, which has been open for seven weeks, closes on the 31 October. 

Issue date:16 October 2015

HTA launches Codes of Practice and Standards consultation

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

Issue date:01 September 2015

Registration for the HTA’s Codes of Practice workshops now open

As part of the HTA’s consultation on their updated Codes of Practice, which opens on 1 September 2015, the HTA has organised workshops across the UK.

Issue date:30 July 2015

HTA publishes amended guidance on Welsh organ donation law

This Code was passed by Parliament in November 2015 and the HTA published the Code on 1 December here.

Issue date:12 May 2014