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In her closing conference speech on Wednesday 4 October, the Prime Minister announced the goverment's intention to launch a public consultation on increasing rates of organ donation.
These guides set out your basic rights when dealing with an establishment regulated by the HTA.
The HTA has been asked to provide information on how many child bone marrow/blood cases were approved and rejected in the years 2014-15 and 2015-16.
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.
A decade ago it first became possible for individuals in the UK to donate a kidney to someone they did not know, and had never met - this form of living donation is known as non-directed altruistic donation.
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’.
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.
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.
Contact details for the transplant teams across the country can be found here.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
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.