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The HTA published its 13th Annual Report and Accounts on 29 July 2020. This covers the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.
The HTA's Business Plans and Strategies are available to view as PDFs and web pages. Each Business Plan sets out our priorities and objectives for the business year, and each Strategy provides a longer term view of organisation priorities and activities, centred around our core themes of...
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is the national independent regulator for organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, medical treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people.
The HTA produces nine codes of practice to give professionals practical guidance on human tissue legislation. These codes were updated in July 2014 to reflect recent policy decisions and legal advice.
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The HTA was established on 1 April 2005 under the Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) which extends to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.