2024 sees the start of a new chapter for Health Play Specialism in the UK:

Following years of work and a huge investment of time and resources, the Healthcare Play Specialist Education Trust (HPSET) is merging with sister organization, the National Association of Health Play Specialists (NAHPS), to form the Society of Health Play Specialists (SOHPS).

Work will continue over the coming months to make the change a reality.

Read here to find out more about what’s happening.

Be sure to re-register by 31 March to be part of the future of the Health Play in the UK

Please direct any questions or difficulties regarding profile submission to registration@hpset.org.uk

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Training & Entry

WHAT IS A HEALTH PLAY SPECIALIST (HPS) Health Play Specialists are a group of professionals who specialize in working with children and young people when they access healthcare services, in hospitals, hospices, and in the community. They are called Play


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Audit Profile

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