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These guides set out your basic rights when dealing with an establishment regulated by the HTA.
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.
The following guidance has been produced to bring clarity to the issues surrounding consent under the Human Tissue Act 2004 for research relating to transplantation where donors are deceased. It applies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is not affected by the Human Transplantation (...
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’.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) today released figures that highlight the number of families who have said no to a relative donating organs after death, even when their relative had recorded thei
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s introduction of their 3-for-1 living donor transplant scheme, launched today on World Kidney Day.
The new European Union Directive 2012/25/EU came into effect on Monday 14 July, following transposition into UK law via The Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplanta
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.