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This position statement outlines guidance provided on consent for post-mortem examination and tissue retention.
The HTA defines public display as an exhibition, show or display in which the body of a deceased person or relevant material which has come from the body of a deceased person is used for the purpose of being exposed to view by the public.
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Under the Human Tissue Act 2004, the HTA is required to license the storage of relevant material for ‘research in connection with disorders, or the functioning, of the human body’.
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C1 Consent is obtained in accordance with the requirements of the Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) and as set out in the code of practice
Organ transplantation is a growing field and saves thousands of lives each year. It is the only treatment for end-stage organ failure, and the most cost-effective treatment for renal failure.
In certain circumstances, the Human Tissue Act 2004 makes provision for a Licence Holder or Designated Individual or Licence Applicant to make Representations against a proposed licensing decision and / or make an Appeal to the HTA about a licensing decision.
Under the Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) the HTA has a statutory responsibility to make judgements about the suitability of: the Designated Individual; Licence Applicant (Holder); premises and practices in relation to the licensed activities.
The HTA licenses a number of activities relating to human tissue. We are also responsible for carrying out inspections to ensure licence conditions are being met. These activities are laid out in the Human Tissue Act and associated Regulations.
The activities licensed by the HTA are: