Information regarding the procedure for donating a body for anatomical examination under provision of The Human Tissue Act 2004 and Human Tissue Authority (HTA).
Thank you for your interest in bequeathing your body for anatomical examination after death. The generous action of our donors is greatly appreciated and each bequest is directed to the best advantage of medical education, teaching and research. Anatomical examination is an essential part of the training that Doctors and other Health Care Professionals receive, therefore the decision of an individual to donate his or her body for this purpose is a vital contribution to this.
You can find further information on the FAQ page.
Individuals wishing to donate their body who haven't returned a consent form to the Department before 1st September 2006 should note that consent now requires a witnessed signature.