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The full requirements for TPAs are set down in paragraphs 238-239 of the Guide.
Once coronial authority has ended, storage of relevant material from a deceased person for use for a scheduled purpose requires the consent of: the person concerned (if they made a decision before they died), or their nominated representative (the HT Act sets out the terms for valid appointment...
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have produced guidelines on cord blood banking. The HTA endorses these guidelines. These guidelines state that: -
'Cord blood must be collected safely. It is important that:
It is a requirement that the DI must have:
Where the HTA determines that a licensing standard is not met, the improvements required are stated and the level of the shortfall is classified as ‘Critical’, ‘Major’ or ‘Minor’.
An online tool-kit has been developed by the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council in conjunction with regulatory authorities, including the HTA. It describes the necessary arrangements to be made following choices specific to each project.
The HTA does not licence the end use of cord blood in medical treatment.
The Human Tissue Act 2004 (the HT Act) makes it an offence to give or receive a reward for the supply or offer of human material for transplantation.
The HT Act refers to ‘relevant material’, defined as ‘material, other than gametes, which consists of or includes human cells’.
Relevant material taken from a deceased person for analysis includes tissue samples, bone, blood, urine, stomach contents, hair and nails. DNA is not relevant...