- Matthew Limb
The UK government has withdrawn plans to abolish two health regulators, to the relief of many leading health bodies.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) are to be retained, ministers have decided after a consultation.
An independent review will now follow, to report by April 2013. It will look into how the two bodies could carry out their functions in a …