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On this site you will find practical help with implementation of the Data Protection Act (1998), Section 251 of the NHS Act (2006), the common law of confidentiality, the Human Tissue Act (2004) and the Human Tissue Authority Codes of Practice, and all associated guidance.


Gene therapy
  • HRA Gene Therapy Advisory Committee

    The Gene Therapy Advisory Committee (GTAC) is the UK national Research Ethics Committee (REC) for gene therapy clinical research according to regulation 14(5) of the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004. Since 2012, the Health Research Authority has taken responsibility for reviewing these applications via NHS RECs flagged as 'Gene Therapy or Stem Cell Clinical Trials'.

Good Research Practice