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These guides set out your basic rights when dealing with an establishment regulated by the HTA.
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 (...
Air date: Tuesday 13 September
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.
This guidance is for people donating organs (living organ donors). It explains what kind of organisation we are, our role in living organ donation from live donors, and what you need to know before you donate an organ. This guidance also explains the Independent Assessment process.
The Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) provides a legal framework for living organ donation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In Scotland, the framework is provided by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has commented on newspaper reports of people in UK allegedly offering their organs for sale.
The HTA has responded to a House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into