The play specialist enables the child to bear, cope and tolerate their time and treatment in hospital
“Parents often report that “We couldn’t get by without their input.”
“The whole frightening feeling is taken away.”
“Has significantly reduced the time taken to treat the children”

Hugh Jolly Workshops & Lecture


2022 Details to be confirmed


Hugh Jolly Memorial Lecture and Afternoon 2021

Afternoon Workshop

Playing through the pandemic!

 “Are there opportunities for Health Play Specialists to provide play and preparation support virtually?”

Following popular demand, NAHPS are excited to offer an opportunity to explore, in detail, elements of virtual play support and how play can be adapted to a new way of working, in a new world. 

This workshop session will be offered by; Elizabeth Coombs and Charlotte Mayhew-Goodwin

Registered HPSET Health Play Specialists, UCLH NHS Trust, Play and Youth Services Team

The recording of this workshop is available to purchase.

Evening Lecture & Launch of New Joint Organisation; Society of Health Play Specialists (SHPS)

Our sessions was recorded and can be accessed below.

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