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We have developed a series of quizzes on the fundamental requirements of the Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act), the
If you are interested in becoming the next Chair of the Human Tissue Authority, you can find details for this role on the Cabinet Office website here.
When a woman has decided her pregnancy remains are to be returned to her to make her own arrangements but fails to arrange to collect them, the establishment should have a policy in place to manage this.
The data we received in relation to governance and quality systems was positive. 98% of establishments reported having documented policies and procedures in place for all licensable activities.
Research establishments reported that they comply with the HTA’s licensing standards on consent.
We asked establishments to provide us with details on the types of donors that participate in research. The data we received shows that NHS patients (27%), healthy volunteers (26%) and establishment staff (24%) make up the majority of the types of donors. Private patients make up 12% and 11%...
The types of ‘relevant material’ being stored varies between establishments. The data shows us that there are also many different storage conditions, ranging from room temperature storage to frozen storage conditions.
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.
A research tissue bank (RTB) or biobank is a collection of human tissue or other biological material, which is stored for future research use. Some RTBs store samples in order to answer a very specific question about health, while others collect for future use without knowing exactly for what...