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  • Wishing our Administrator Angela White a happy retirement  

    Our longstanding NAHPS NEC member and administrator Angela has now retired. Angela has worked so hard for NAHPS for a very long time. We wish Angela a wonderful retirement and thank her for all that she has done for NAHPS.

    Please see her email which she has sent to all NAHPS members.

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  • National Play In Hospital Week 2017  

    Play In Hospital Week is fast approaching…

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  • Hugh Jolly Afternoon Workshop & Evening Lecture 2017  

    We are now taking bookings to attend the Hugh Jolly afternoon workshop & evening lecture: Wednesday 15th November 2017

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  • New Job Vacancy  

    The Children’s Trust is looking for a Health Play Specialist – for more details please look at the Job Vacancies page – or click here


  • UCLH Play Team finalists at BMJ Awards!  

    Well done to the UCLH play specialists and paediatric team who were finalists in the BMJ Awards last night for their MRI awake list project “It Pays to Play”
    In a room full of medical colleagues it was a great opportunity to profile the role of the Health Play Specialist and spread the word about the many benefits of using play instead of a GA! 👏🏻


  • Message for NAHPS Members…  

    If you do not receive emails from could you please email Angela White at that email address so she can update the members contact list. Also, if in the past you have received emails from NAHPS but no longer do so then please contact us on the admin email address.


  • HPSET Online Survey  

    Message from Tina Clegg..

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“The play specialist enables the child to bear, cope and tolerate their time and treatment in hospital”
Health Visitor
“The whole frightening feeling is taken away.”
Children’s Out Patients Co-ordinator
“Has significantly reduced the time taken to treat the children”
Staff Nurse
“Parents often report that “We couldn’t get by without their input.”
Health Visitor
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9th - 15th October 2017

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