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Establishments in the Organ Donation and Transplantation (ODT) should continue to report all incidents that take place. These must continue to be reported to NHSBT within 24 hours of discovery whenever possible.
In the Research sector, we are aware that at present, accessing facilities to undertake routine checks and tasks may be difficult. We also know that small companies will be under pressure to continue their work, and may have to cease activities permanently.
The HTA can issue a licence for emergency mortuary facilities that:
During this period, it is likely that Human Application establishments will have to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, whether as a result of staffing or supply chain issues.
We are aware that current circumstances could mean that accessing facilities to undertake routine tasks may be difficult. Nevertheless, HTA-licensed establishments must make sure that they have contingency plans or arrangements in place to maintain the dignity of the deceased.
We have taken a decision to temporarily suspend all scheduled site visit inspections due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases across the UK.
Establishments still have a duty to uphold our licensing standards and in order to maintain our regulatory oversight, the HTA will be...
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting establishments with unprecedented challenges and we recognise the current pressures they are facing.
During this emergency period, it is likely that Designated Individuals (DIs) will have to adapt quickly to changing circumstances or...
As part of our response to the coronavirus outbreak, we have produced guidance and key information to support professionals working at HTA licensed establishments.
Please be aware that body donations are affected due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
As this situation is likely to continue for an unknown period of time, donors should ensure that they have an alternative funeral plan should their body donation not be accepted.
The HTA was asked to provide information on the current list of disease testing requirements for blood donors