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The number of samples of ‘relevant material’ varies greatly between establishments. The establishment with the largest collection holds over six million samples, while several establishments hold fewer than 100 samples.
Human bodies are used to teach students and to train surgeons and other healthcare professionals. We license and inspect organisations, such as medical schools, that carry out these activities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Codes of Practice
Our Codes of Practice and Standards provide practical guidance to professionals carrying out activities within the scope of the HTA’s remit.
Download these standards as a PDF.
All establishments licensed in our Anatomy, Post Mortem, Public Display and Research sectors are required to provide us with updates of licensing information and to complete a compliance questionnaire.
In the current circumstances, accessing facilities to undertake routine tasks may be difficult. However, HTA-licensed establishments must make sure that they have arrangements in place to maintain the dignity of the deceased.