We work to the very highest hygiene and safety standards because it is so important to make and handle placenta products in outstanding clinical conditions. Amanda takes this aspect of her work so seriously, with several UK firsts, that Placenta Practice is said to "exceed all health and safety legislation" and be working to "a gold standard". See her full list of certifications below.
UK's first company to be registered, audited and approved by Environmental Health Office.
Trained and certified by the Placenta Encapsulation Network (IPEN). Also a longstanding member of Placenta Remedies Network (PRN).
We offer a Placenta Collection Kit, specially designed by a bio-medical scientist, to ensure your placenta is always kept below critical temperatures during storage and transportation to our practice.
We work under a Human Tissue Authority (HTA) licence through our third-party agreement with Smart Cells International, who are registered and governed by the HTA.
We practice full health screening of all placenta encapsulators and have full Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.
Certified by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for Blood-Borne Pathogens.
Qualified Phlebotomist – specifically trained in the procurement of umbilical cord blood and cord tissue.
We follow Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002.
Food Safety and Hygiene Certificate for Catering with City & Guilds.
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Certified.
Food Hygiene in Manufacturing with City & Guilds.
Infection Control Certificate UK.
Pregnancy & Post Natal Nutrition Certificate.
Critical transport conditions such as temperature and time limits are defined, validated and maintained to preserve the quality and safety of your placenta.
Hospital-Grade disinfectants to decontaminate equipment and premises to minimise the risk of cross contamination.
We use Surgical-Grade supplies as used by the medical profession.