Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Guidance for professionals

The filter and search function on this page allows you to refine down the full list of guidance that we provide for professionals to find specific items. Common searches for the HTA codes of practice and standards, licensing, fees and inspection information or for specific information for each of our regulated sectors can be found using the menu items above.

Notice for Designated Individuals in the Human application sector regarding the Hepatitis C virus total antibody kit manufactured by Abbott GmbH & Co. KG and distributed in the UK by Abbott Diagnostics_x000D_ _x000D_
Further resources for those working in the research sector
  • Consent
This page provided information on the licensing of procurement organisations by the HTA, including the deadline for applying for a licence and the licence fee.
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
  • Procurement
Medfor Femoral Head Storage Pots (S400).
The HTA has published its revised guidance on the public display of human bodies, body parts and tissue following an extensive consultation.
Information on the licensing requirements under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007 (Q&S Regulations).
  • General licensing
  • Codes of practice
  • Research
Donation of solid organs for transplantation
  • Codes of practice
Post-mortem examinations
  • Codes of practice
  • Pathologists
  • Perinatal
  • Post mortem
Anatomical examination
  • Anatomical examination
  • Anatomical specimen
  • Anatomy
  • Codes of practice