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

Hugh Jolly Memorial Lecture and Afternoon

10th November 2021

Please note if you would like to attend the workshop and the evening lecture,

separate bookings are required for both events. Thank you.

Afternoon Workshop

2pm-4pm(with a short comfort break)

via Microsoft Teams

(Registration from 1:45pm)

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

If you would like to join the workshop afternoon, please purchase from the items below.

Hugh Jolly Afternoon Workshop (non-members)


Hugh Jolly Afternoon Workshop (members)


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

We are excited to be launching the new joint organisation of the Society Health Play Specialists during the Hugh Jolly Evening Lecture. This is a celebration of all the work HPSET and NAHPS have completed over many years to bring us together and move forward stronger and in collaboration to bring a new era.

This event is free for all to attend but to secure a place and receive the virtual link, please use the below booking link.

The evening lecture will be provided by Dr Paulina Perez-Duarte


via Microsoft Teams

(Registration from 5:45pm)

Hugh Jolly Evening Lecture



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