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These guides set out your basic rights when dealing with an establishment regulated by the HTA.
Since the implementation of the updated Codes of Practice and licensing standards in April 2017, there has been an increase in the amount and severity of shortfalls identified during routine site visit inspections, p
This guide can be downloaded as a PDF, which includes the appendix covering references and recommended further reading.
Consent underpins the Human Tissue Act (2004) (HT Act). This section explains the consent exemptions from the Act.
Last summer, the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) - in partnership with the Department for Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills’ (BEIS) Sciencewise programme and Ipsos MORI - published the report ‘
[Overheard conversation in the lab]
“Do you put them all in the same container?”
“Yes, all samples go in the same container”
“Why don’t you use separate containers for each individual’s samples?”
“We just use one to send them all up”
The HTA has produced a model consent form for professionals seeking consent for an adult or child's post mortem. There is also guidance for the families of the deceased.
The GMC provides guidance setting out good practice principles for doctors involved in research.
Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity, have developed model consent forms, information and guidance for health professionals seeking consent for post mortems on babies who have died before, during or shortly after birth.