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The HTA has been asked to provide information on how much money has been allocated for ‘no deal’ planning and delivery, and of this, how much has been spent so far.
It is not illegal under the Human Tissue Act 2004 (the HT Act) to place an advert seeking a living donor, providing there is no offer of reward/payment or material advantage to the potential donor (commercial dealings in human material for transplants is not allowed).
The HTA was asked to provide information on the total number of organs received by HTA-licensed establishments, distinguishing between living and deceased donations; and also sharing the amount of human tissue received (in weight) by these establishments.
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.