Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) in the NDMRB
4.0 Exemptions to licensing
Samples collected and used with approval from a recognised REC (e.g. an NHS NRES REC) are exempt from the
- Reference: Human Tissue Act (use of Human Samples in Research): An introductory Level Workshop, Carol Smee
- https://www.hta.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Code%20E%20-%20Research%20Final_0.pdf[GM1] [GM2] [GM3]
- Link to Core SOPs:
- Further information about the Human Tissue Act and Biobanks can be found here.
The general advice, in regards to HTA relevant material, is to discuss your project and material type with the "Person Designated" who will be able to advise you accordingly. The PD for the NDMRB is Jane McKeating