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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...
The HTA regulates organ donation and transplantation under the European Union Organ Donation Directive, which was transposed into UK law via The Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation Regulations 2012 and the Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation (Amendment...
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The HTA was asked to provide information about the number of applications seeking authorisation for paediatric organ donation, and figures for approvals and rejections, since the HTA's inception, or since records began.
Further information and resources for living organ donation can be found on the following websites:NHSBT
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.