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New campaign in England to raise awareness of organ donation law change, the options and how to register a decision
NHS Blood and Transplant today launches the year-long national campaign, ‘Pass it on’, to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law, which comes into place next year, across England.
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.
From Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March
We can confirm that our Chair, Nicola Blackwood, has been appointed to the position of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health (Lords) today (Thursday 10 January). Following this appointment, Nicola has resigned her position at the HTA with immediate effect.
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has written to all NHS organisations, GPs, community pharmacies and other service providers. The letter sets out what the health and care system needs to consider in the period leading up to March 2019, including:
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is aware that Precious Cells International (PCI) entered liquidation on Friday 23 November. The Official Receiver has been appointed as the
Organ Donation Week took place between Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
The Government has today published a Technical Notice providing information on how tissues, cells and organs for transplantation can continue to pass between EU Member States and the UK following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU in the event of a no-deal.
This year, the HTA will be holding its public Authority meeting on Thursday 19 July at the Grosvenor Hotel in Victoria.