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The HTA has made it easier for you to see our latest inspection reports.
The first public guides to the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) Codes of Practice have been published today.
The HTA Portal is temporarily offline due to maintenance and essential upgrade work but will be back up and running by Monday 20 November.
It is important to us to be able to contact our licensed establishments by email. We have noticed that a number of those we are trying to reach are not reading important messages from HTA accounts.
In her closing conference speech on Wednesday 4 October, the Prime Minister announced the goverment's intention to launch a public consultation on increasing rates of organ donation.
Guidance for HTA-licensed organisations on the recent chikungunya virus outbreak in Italy
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.
All establishments licensed under the Human Tissue Act 2004 and the Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation Regulations 2012 must review their licensing records and complete a compliance update.The information collected will be used to:
Bill Horne, has been reappointed as the Welsh member of the Human Tissue Authority. Bill has been reappointed for a period of three years from 1 August 2017.
The European Commission is consulting on the EU legislation on blood, tissues and cells.