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The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s introduction of their 3-for-1 living donor transplant scheme, launched today on World Kidney Day.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) today released figures that highlight the number of families who have said no to a relative donating organs after death, even when their relative had recorded thei
Dying Matters is hosting its seventh annual Awareness Week, which will be an opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. This year’s theme is ‘The Big Conversation’.
The following guidance has been produced to bring clarity to the issues surrounding consent under the Human Tissue Act 2004 for research relating to transplantation where donors are deceased. It applies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is not affected by the Human Transplantation (...
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is today issuing a warning to members of the public to be careful when registering to become an organ donor with services other than the Organ Donor Register.
This guidance is for people donating organs (living organ donors). It explains what kind of organisation we are, our role in living organ donation from live donors, and what you need to know before you donate an organ. This guidance also explains the Independent Assessment process.
The Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) provides a legal framework for living organ donation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In Scotland, the framework is provided by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.
Contact details for the transplant teams across the country can be found here.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
IAs submit reports using the HTA Portal. This is a secure system which is data protected. The system allows IAs to write their reports electronically, upload supporting documents and save them before submitting them online to the HTA.
This form needs to be completed where the assistance of a translator has been required by the Independent Assessor (IA) for the interview. The translator should not be known to either the donor or recipient. It is acceptable for telephone translators to be used.