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Issued 2 November 2016
• Designated Individuals (DIs) in the Human Application (HA) sector • Licence contacts in the Organ Donation and Transplantation (ODT) sector
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.
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...
In part, the Human Tissue Act 2004 was introduced to ensure that l
Further information and resources for living organ donation can be found on the following websites:NHSBT
7 December 2015 update: The French Competent Authority issued an update to itsalert. The update noted that additional precautions taken in France following detection of this case of West Nile Virus in October 2015 were no longer in force.
Issued 27 November 2015
It is an offence under the Human Tissue Act 2004 (The HT Act) for the donor to receive a reward for donating an organ/part organ.