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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.
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.
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has written to all NHS organisations, GPs, community pharmacies and other service providers. The letter sets out what the health and care system needs to consider in the period leading up to March 2019, including:
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has published licence fee levels for the 2019/20 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from April 2019, with an increase of 2.7% (the CPI rate in August 2018) to the previous year’s fees across all sectors.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is aware that Precious Cells International (PCI) entered liquidation on Friday 23 November. The Official Receiver has been appointed as the
The HTA Portal is temporarily offline due to maintenance and essential upgrade work but will be back up and running by the morning of Monday 24 September.
Organ Donation Week took place between Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
The Government has today published a Technical Notice providing information on how tissues, cells and organs for transplantation can continue to pass between EU Member States and the UK following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU in the event of a no-deal.
This year, the HTA will be holding its public Authority meeting on Thursday 19 July at the Grosvenor Hotel in Victoria.
The HTA has launched their annual review publication for 2017/18. The publication gives an overview of the variety of work the HTA has carried out over the last year.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has been made aware that two HTA-licensed establishments are to enter administration. These two services are Precious Cells International Ltd and