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  • 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! ??


  • HPS in the News!!  

    Julia Whitaker (Registration Co-ordinator at HPSET) is involved with Upstart Scotland – a campaign to introduce a play-based kindergarten stage for 3-7 year olds into all schools in Scotland.

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  • 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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