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The HTA welcomed the government’s announcement in 2015, that it would undertake a triennial review of the HTA. These reviews are cyclical and ensure that non-departmental public bodies, like the HTA, are still needed and that they are effective and work well.
The HTA has launched a new publication looking back at its first ten years as an organisation following its establishment in April 2005.
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) have signed a joint working agreement, which aims to ensure better regulation by further improving efficiencies and reducing burden.
Today the HTA published guidance aimed at professionals who work with women who have experienced a pregnancy loss or termination.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes the publication of the report from the Regenerative Medicine Expert Group, “Building on our own potential: a UK pathway for regener
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s introduction of their 3-for-1 living donor transplant scheme, launched today on World Kidney Day.
Stories include: HTA launches new website, Compliance updates DNA questions, New Mental Health Act code of practice, HTA in the news and sector specific updates.
Coding and Import Directives for Tissues and Cells are being put into place in order to implement a single European coding system. This will verify equivalent standards of quality and safety for imported tissues and cells.
In 2013 Justin McCracken was commissioned by the Government to review the work of the HTA and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).
The new European Union Directive 2012/25/EU came into effect on Monday 14 July, following transposition into UK law via The Qua