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HTA-licensed establishments in the Post Mortem sector are required to report incidents (HTARIs), and those in the Human Application and Organ Donation and Transplantation sectors are required to report serious adverse events or reactions (SAEARs), as part of their licensing with us.
HTA licensed establishments in the Post Mortem sector are required to report incidents to the HTA - we call these HTARIs - and those in the Human Application and Organ Donation and Transplantation sectors are required to report serious adverse events or...
Disposal of relevant material is one of the statutory activities within the remit of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). However, the Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) does not mandate any particular method of disposal according to the type or size of the relevant material.
The HTA has been asked, in light of its advice to hospitals and clinics regarding the disposal of pregnancy remains to provide a description of an appropriate receptacle used to store multiple pregnancy remains and a photograph of such a receptacle.
146. Establishments demonstrated good compliance with the disposal standards, as indicated by the small proportion of shortfalls identified. The main gaps were due to lack of policies and procedures, or under-developed systems for recording disposal.
Flowchart A: Consent and the use of DNA
Flowchart B: Qualifying consent
No, in some research tissue banks the human tissue is taken out by multiple users almost immediately because of the nature of their work (e.g. fresh tissue is required). There are other research tissue banks which are accessible only to the staff of the company.