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HFEA and HTA to remain separate

July 17, 2013 by


The two regulators will remain separate but must improve how they work and make savings, the government has announced.

MPs and peers recommend that HRA should take lead in streamlining regulation

March 19, 2013 by


The committee of MPs and peers looking at the draft Care and Support Bill have published their recommendations for how the bill can be improved.

HFEA and HTA to remain separate for now

January 29, 2013 by


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.

Our say on the future of the HFEA and HTA

June 28, 2012 by


The government has released a consultation asking for our views on the future of the HFEA and HTA regulatory authorities.

Questioning plans for the Health Research Authority

November 18, 2011 by


I mentioned the Lords were discussing the government’s plans for the Health Research Authority (HRA) on Tuesday afternoon. It was a short discussion but is a good summary of some of the main questions the scientific community have about the government’s plans – what powers the HRA will have, which regulatory functions it will take […]

First step in establishing the Health Research Authority today..

September 27, 2011 by


The statutory instrument we’ve been waiting for to start setting up the new Health Research Authority (HRA) has been tabled today. Department of health press release here. I haven’t had time for a proper look yet to see what it looks like… This is the first step in creating the HRA. Establishing it as a […]

More from the HTA on the plans to reorganise the regulation of health research

August 15, 2011 by


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 […]