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Gain accredited status - Fastrack application

Do you hold an AMSPAR Qualification (or approved equivalent) or have more than 5 years Health Administration/Management experience?

Apply for Certified Membership now and have your experience formally accredited within a few easy steps.  Contact and quote 'Fastrack 60'

AMSPAR celebrates it's 60th Anniversary Year

Thank you for being part of our journey. Here’s to a year filled with growth, success, and continued collaboration. Let’s make it a memorable 60th anniversary! 

We are the original and leading provider of Primary Care Management and Medical Terminology courses in the UK and internationally for administrative professionals

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
 Theodore Roosevelt

My Medical Terminology:basal ganglia: Clusters of nerve cells deep in the brain that play an important role in movement.

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From 1st October 2022, AMSPAR qualifications will be exclusively administered via AMSPAR.  The last certification for students registered prior to 30th September 2022 will be 30/9/25.  Any centre offering an AMSPAR qualification from 1st October 2022 will need to be approved by AMSPAR.  Existing courses will remain available and details for all courses will be updated in due course.  Applications for new centres to offer our qualifications are available from 1st October 2022.   Please view this website for updates.  For full details please contact our Chief Executive, Tom Brownlie,

AMSPAR Membership renewals are now open for 2024/25.  Simply complete the online form to renew your membership for 2024/25 today.  You may be entitled to upgrade your membership to FELLOW or you may qualify for our CERTIFIED membership.  If you are not sure which level of membership you are eligible for, please contact our friendly Head Office membership team who will assist you.


New Level 5 Award

At AMSPAR, we now offer an  Award in Primary Care and Healthcare Management For more information and to see how easy it is to apply, click on the button to the right.  We look forward to hearing from you.


 Registrations are now open

Welcome to AMSPAR

Founded in 1964 AMSPAR is a membership and awarding organisation which provides a range of professional qualifications that are widely recognised and sought after in the Health Sector. AMSPAR provides these qualifications online and are available to approved centres across the UK to deliver.


In addition to the suite of qualifications AMSPAR also offers members a business support helpline, advice, support and numerous other benefits. It also promotes Continuing Professional Development including an advanced programme which members can log in their own account on the AMSPAR Health Academy.


Our Patron

Lord Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London


AMSPAR Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to Health

Health Academy

All of our nationally accredited and AMSPAR approved qualifications are available online at our Health Academy

Professional Membership

Membership to AMSPAR is available at different levels based on Qualifications and experience.  Certified Membership is also available

Accredited Courses

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Our Network

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AMSPAR affiliate membership is FREE Click on the button below

AMSPAR performs two functions. It is a professional membership organisation which recognises both formal qualifications and length of service in a healthcare environment. AMSPAR members receive benefits and services including access to a free legal helpline, a number of newsletters and access to events in addition to valuable work and non-work related discounts.


Our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement is to promote quality and coherence in the delivery of vocational qualifications aimed at all non-clinical administrative and management staff.  This includes Primary and Secondary Care, the Armed Forces, the Prison Service, Private Sector and the Third Sector.  We encourage and support standards of excellence in the pursuit of continuous professional development and lifelong learning.

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