7 Further information

7 Further information

7.1 For related NICE guidance, see the NICE website.

7.2 The Human Tissue Authority has responsibility for approving living‑donor transplantation based on criteria set out in the legislation. It also regulates organisations in the UK ensuring they meet the quality and safety standards set out in legislation for the use of human tissue, including organs for living‑donor liver transplantation.

7.3 The NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) Organ Donation and Transplantation Liver Advisory Group has developed a living-donor liver transplantation strategy.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers (information for the public). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)