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The HTA publishes its revised Code of Practice F to reflect the introduction of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England
From today, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 introduces a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England.
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has published licence fee levels for the 2020/21 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from 1 April 2020, with an increase of 4% on the previous year’s fees.
As many of you know, our annual conference takes place on Wednesday 6 November at Mary Ward House in central London.
We are delighted to welcome Lynne Berry OBE as the new Chair of the HTA.
We and the Health Research Authority (HRA) have worked together on the production of two new eLearning modules. This is the first time that the organisations have collaborated on the development of learning resources.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Authority Members, Professor Gary Crowe and Dr Charmaine Griffiths, who have been appointed as members of the Human Tissue Authority for 3 years from 1 September 2019.
Organ Donation Week will run from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September. The HTA licenses and audits transplant centres that undertake organ donation and transplantation across the UK.
Congratulation to HTA Member Penney Lewis following the Secretary of State for Justice's announcement of her appointment as Law Commissioner for Criminal Law.
All establishments licensed under the Human Tissue Act 2004 and the Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation Regulations 2012 must review their licensing records and complete a compliance update. The information collected will be used to:
Public dialogue on Consent to use human tissue and linked health data in health research: One year on
Last summer, the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) - in partnership with the Department for Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills’ (BEIS) Sciencewise programme and Ipsos MORI -
The Human Tissue Authority is now consulting on a revised Code of Practice for organ and tissue donation and transplant professionals on the new Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019.