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Today the Department of Health have launched their public consultation on changing to an ‘opt-out’ system of organ donation, to improve organ donation rates in England.
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from April 2018 and will be calculated on the same basis as 2017/18.
The first public guides to the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) Codes of Practice have been published today.
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.
The HTA’s Triennial Review The HTA’s triennial review was conducted by the Cabinet Office to provide assurance to the Department of Health and the public that the HTA’s functions are still required and that we are operating efficiently.
We are aware of a situation in the North East of England where a number of items of human tissue, retained for criminal justice and coronial purposes over the course of the last 20 years, have been kept for longer than was necessary.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) was surprised to be named as the respondent in the matter of SW earlier this year – there had been no contact or information from the applicants before the papers were served – on a matter relating to a bone marrow donation involving an individual who it was claim
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
We are looking to recruit a Public Engagement Officer who will take the lead on developing content for our website to ensure the HTA is providing up to date, accessible and clear information for the public.
Regulation of the Post Mortem Sector 2014 - 16: What we have learned
This year, the Royal College of Pathologists’ National Pathology Week is taking place between 7-13 November, and will be an opportunity to recognise and celebrate pathology and the important contributions pathologists and laboratory professionals make to healthcare.
We have a job vacancy for a Living Donation Officer. Salary: £26,290 - 33,960Job Type: Full Time, PermanentWorking Pattern: 36 hours per week