The Government has decided that it will not transfer the regulatory bodies' functions to the CQC and HRA but will review how they are working together and give further consideration to a merger.
The Human Tissue Authority’s latest newsletter just popped into my inbox and it has a few interesting bits of info on the planned changes to research regulators – in particular that the consultations we have been expecting on the future of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and HTA are expected in October or […]
I just nipped over for a bit of the Human Tissue Authority’s (HTA) review of the year. Hot topic was the planned reorganisation of the regulation of health research in the UK and what this might mean for the HTA and the job it is doing now. Although the exact mechanics of the changes are […]
After lots of discussion about the proposed new Health Research Regulatory Authority (this is the planned new single regulator of all health research across the UK) as the Public Bodies Bill went through the Lords, Lord Willis tabled a few questions to clarify what is happening next… The answers confirm that the research regulator will […]
The public bodies bill had its third reading in the Lords yesterday afternoon, it’s now heading for debate in the Commons. A few amendments had been tabled to probe the government’s plans to reorganise the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) both of which have a role in regulating […]
The public bodies bill, the bill the government has introduced to give them the power to reorganise the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) hits third reading in the Lords on Monday and there are a few amendments down on the HFEA and HTA. This will be the bills […]