The Danish Patient Safety Authority diligently monitors compliance with quality and safety standards for blood and blood components. This includes donor selection, collection, testing, processing, storage, and distribution of human blood and blood components.
The field of tissue and cell research is rapidly advancing in medical science, providing us with more effective treatment options. Various establishments, such as fertility clinics and bone banks, utilize human tissues and cells. Additionally, stem cells from umbilical cord blood are stored for future use.
Tissue establishments must obtain authorization from the Danish Patient Safety Authority before they can handle human tissues and cells for medical purposes. This ensures that the handling of these materials adheres to the necessary standards of safety and quality.