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Organ Donation Week will run from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September. The HTA licenses and audits transplant centres that undertake organ donation and transplantation across the UK.
Congratulation to HTA Member Penney Lewis following the Secretary of State for Justice's announcement of her appointment as Law Commissioner for Criminal Law.
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:
Public dialogue on Consent to use human tissue and linked health data in health research: One year on
Last summer, the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) - in partnership with the Department for Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills’ (BEIS) Sciencewise programme and Ipsos MORI -
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.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the HTA blog!We have created the blog to offer a space for new and unique perspectives on key issues relating to our work and the sectors we regulate.The new blog will allow us to:
Dying Matters Awareness Week is taking place from 13-19 May. This year, Dying Matters are reflecting on a question that challenges everyone on several levels - ‘Are We Ready?’
The Department of Health and Social Care is seeking to make two appointments to the board of the Human Tissue Authority.
New campaign in England to raise awareness of organ donation law change, the options and how to register a decision
NHS Blood and Transplant today launches the year-long national campaign, ‘Pass it on’, to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law, which comes into place next year, across England.
If you are interested in becoming the next Chair of the Human Tissue Authority, you can find details for this role on the Cabinet Office website here.