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NAHPS 2024 Events


2024 – Dates for your Diaries

CPD AUDIT 2024 (

All registrants due to submit their CPD Profile in 2024 are reminded that their Profile Form needs to cover the 3 years preceding submission:

Year 1: 01 April 2021 – 31 March 2022

Year 2: 01 April 2022 – 31 March 2023

Year 3: 01 April 2023 – 31 March 2024

Each year of data should run sequentially. It will be necessary to empty the form of any previously submitted data in order to enter your new evidence for the required time period.

8th March Wave Trust – Trauma Informed Training – Bookings now closed – 3.5/4 hours CPD accredited – 09.30 – 13.30hrs ONLINE

We train staff to understand and respond to the impacts of trauma on their team, clients and service users. Our training will give your staff the ability to apply this understanding to workplace issues and build up a toolkit of skills to respond more effectively to challenging and vulnerable behaviour.

10th April – 19.00 – 20.00 SoHPS members engagement evening

21st JuneNational Conference ‘Celebrating our ProfessionBookings are Open, UCLH, Euston Road, London

26th September – Health Play Specialist Well being day, Leeds City College, Printworks Building

14th October – Play In Healthcare week, theme: “Celebrating Play”

(New title to reflect the wider clinical settings of the profession)

27th November – Hugh Jolly afternoon workshop and evening lecture


Past events – thank you for attending

Hugh Jolly Memorial Lecture and workshop – Nov

Play in Hospital Week 2022: Play for resilience and good Mental Health”

The theme highlights the importance of play for everyone’s health. Children, young people, and families all benefit from play in healthcare, and as play practitioners taking some time to play will help you too!

Spring masterclass 2022:Helping children and young people with disabilities and anxiety have a positive hospital experience”, 

Recorded webast: “Caring for babies with long term healthcare needs” Purchase your copy of the pre-recorded webcast here




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