Anatomy body bequests

The following pages contain information for people wishing to bequeath their bodies for use in anatomy teaching and research.

The process of 'Donating your body' to the Centre is governed by the Human Tissue Act 2004. This act of parliament is regulated by the Human Tissue Authority (www.hta.gov.uk).  More information on how donated bodies are used at the Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy is available in the following document:  Donating your body to the Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy University of Bristol (pdf, 111KB, opens in new browser window).

Detailed instructions are enclosed including answers to the following:

  1. What will my body be used for?
  2. Notes for completion of Bequest Form (UoBANAT1)
  3. General information for the person with responsibility for the body after death
  4. Instructions for the person with responsibility for the body after death

We feel it is vitally important that you read and understand all the information before completing and signing the bequest consent form (pdf, 82KB, opens in new browser window).

For any further clarification or information on bequeathing your body to the Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy please contact our Bequest Office directly on 0117 954 6203, email: anat-bequestoffice@bristol.ac.uk