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Accreditation and regulation

Individual Departments have met specific accreditation and regulatory standards as follows:

Our donor registry is accredited (certificate number 1102-6354) by the World Marrow Donor Association in the following categories:

  • General organisation of Registry
  • Donor recruitment
  • Donor characterisation
  • Information technology
  •  Facilitation of search requests
  • Second/subsequent donations
  • Collection/processing/transport stem cells
  • Follow up of patient/donor
  • Financial/legal liabilities

Anthony Nolan additionally holds a Human Tissue Authority (HTA) license (licence number 22513), allowing our registry in London, our Cell Therapy Centre in Nottingham and cord blood programme to carry out the following activities: procurement, testing, processing, storage, storage of relevant materials, distribution and/or import/export of tissues and/or cells intended for human application.

Furthermore, our Cell Therapy Centre holds National Ethical Approval to act as a research tissue bank and has FACT-NetCord accreditation.

Our Histocompatibility Laboratory is also accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS reference number 8630) and the European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI number 03-GB-005-995). For further details on our scope of accreditation, please click here.

Anthony Nolan is registered with the Fundraising Regulator.

Anthony Nolan has achieved the PiF TICK, a quality mark operated by the Patient Information Forum. The PiF TICK certifies us as a reliable and trustworthy provider of health and social care information.

Anthony Nolan shall hold responsibility for the accuracy of the information they publish and the Patient Information Forum shall have no responsibility whatsoever for costs, losses or direct or indirect damages or costs arising from inaccuracy of information or omissions in information published on the website on behalf of Anthony Nolan. The PiF TICK certification does not apply to content in our Patients & Families Forum, blogs or personal experience pages, except where personal experience pages have been produced through a systematic process of validation.

If you have any questions or comments about the patient information on this website, or would like information on the evidence used to produce it, please email: Full details on the PiF TICK are on the Patient Information Forum website:

The Anthony Nolan Anti Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for the Financial Year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 can be found here. This statement is designed to comply with the requirements of Section 54, Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.