Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Policies

Published: 23 October 2014
This section provides details on how to make changes to your licence. It can take up to 20 working days to assess a completed variation request and issue new licensing certificates, so please ensure that any request is submitted sufficiently in advance of
Published: 23 October 2014
As part of our regulatory function the HTA carries out inspections of licensed establishments. This page provides more information about the inspection process.
Published: 23 October 2014
Information about challenging an HTA licensing decision
Published: 23 October 2014
Designated Individuals and Licence Holders both play key roles in the licensing arrangements under the Human Tissue Act (2004). This section explains the roles and responsibilities of these individuals.
Published: 23 October 2014
Organ Donation and Transplant Sector Regulation: A look back review (March 2014)
Published: 23 October 2014
About the the organ donation and transplantation legislation and framework
Published: 23 October 2014
The standards that establishments licensed under an HTA research licence should meet
Published: 23 October 2014
Licence application guidance
Published: 23 October 2014
What satellite premises are and who is responsible for managing any HTA-licensed satellite premises.
Published: 23 October 2014
Guidance about the HTA seeking patient identifiable information on inspection or when investigating complaints
Published: 23 October 2014
This policy outlines the approach the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) takes when dealing with allegations about individuals or establishments (licensed or unlicensed) that fall into the HTA’s regulatory remit.
Published: 23 October 2014
Resolving complaints can improve the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA’s) services and support the HTA’s reputation.
Published: 23 October 2014
HTA policy on human tissue xenografts as relevant material, the consent implications and the licensing requirements under the HT Act 2004.
Published: 23 October 2014
This section explains the consent exemptions from the Human Tissue Act (2004)
Published: 23 October 2014
Position statement on extending existing licences to cover the removal of tissue from the deceased for research
Published: 23 October 2014
More information about the HTA removal licence including how to apply
Published: 23 October 2014
This section explains the licensing exemptions from the Human Tissue Act (2004)
Published: 23 October 2014
On this page you will find information on the licensing requirments under the Human Tissue Act 2004.
Published: 23 October 2014
Position statement jointly produced and issued by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and the Health Research Authority (HRA).

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