Please see below for a list of search results.
It is a mandatory requirement that the processes used to prepare tissue or cells for patient treatment (human application) do not render them clinically ineffective or harmful, and they must be validated.
The validation of the processes may be based on:
Procurement is defined as the processes by which tissues and cells are made available, including the physical act of removing tissue and the donor selection and evaluation.
If a donor requests, in advance, to re-direct their organ to a secondary recipient; the HTA would need to be satisfied that there is no duress, coercion and reward involved in the re-direction. For example, a father donating to his child at the same time that his wife also requires a transplant...
This position statement is intended to notify transplant units, donors and recipients of the HTA’s current position.
The Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) role in living organ donation is to ensure that there has been no reward sought or offered for the organ donation and to provide an independent check to help protect the interests of living organ donors.
This is an explanation of the measures that transplant units should take when preparing living organ donors for the very rare possibility that their organ/part organ (which is otherwise transplantable), cannot be transplanted into the intended recipient. The purpose of this process is to ensure...
If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a living organ donor, please contact your local transplant team who will be able to provide you with more information:Living Donor Coordinator Contact Details England
The Human Tissue Authority regulates living organ donation and transplantation across the UK.