Blood, Tissues, Organs
The HPRA is responsible for monitoring the safety and quality of blood and blood components, tissues and cells, and organs intended for transplantation.
Blood, Tissues and Organs
The Health Products Regulatory Authority was designated as the Competent Authority responsible for the regulation of Blood Legislation in 2005, for Tissues and Cells Legislation in 2006 and joint Competent Authority with the Health Services Executive (HSE) for Organs Legislation in 2012. The Office for Organ Donation and Transplantation Ireland acts as the delegated body on behalf of the HSE for the Organs Legislation. For further information on the individual topic see the appropriate section below.