Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Number of relevant samples

The size of relevant material collections varies greatly between establishments; the establishment with the largest collection holds nearly one million samples, while some establishments hold fewer than 100 samples. 76% of establishments holding relevant material also hold material under ethical approval from recognised research ethics committees (RECs) (graph below).

Key findings from the Research sector
Last updated on: 7 Jul 2020