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At AMSPAR, we offer FREE affiliate membership to anyone working in a health organisation or who aspires to.  We also offer a FREE award in Health Service Administration.  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.



Covid-19 updates


Stay at home, protect the NHS, Save lives

Covid-19 update May 2021

AMSPAR continues to comply with the corresponding guidelines in regards to COVID-19 across the UK’s 4 nations.

Some Head Office functions are being completed by staff working from home. Messages left on our answer service are collected daily – 0207 387 6005. We provide updates and advice regularly via our Twitter feed. The May 8th Open Day for the DPCHM will be conducted via Zoom with registrations required by Wednesday 5th. Contact

For the June Medical Terminology exams the following applies - Med Term L2 June 1st, Med Term L3 June 8th

(Closing dates for entries are April 1st and 8th respectively.)

Wash Hands.  Cover Face.  Make Space.


Welcome to AMSPAR

AMSPAR works with City & Guilds to provide a range of nationally recognised accredited qualifications suitable for delivery as either full or part time study programmes. We offer these courses via the AMSPAR Health Academy.  These range from Level 2 through to Level 5 and are available in a range of funded packages. AMSPAR also offer a number of non-framework courses. Our vocational courses allow you to explore your aspirations and continue with lifelong learning.  We a professional membership body and registered charity.  AMSPAR is acknowledged by NHS Careers for non-clinical administration and management roles. Our qualifications are widely accepted by the NHS and Health organisations in the UK and internationally. Credits awarded in our professional and vocational courses at level 5, which are listed on the Ofqual register, may be used to help you gain an Open University qualification or degree.

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 avaialable 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

Helping with our charitable work

AMSPAR is a registered charity (N0. 313310 England & Wales) working in the education field.  In order to keep our costs as low as possible to potential students we seek support as widely as possible.  It is in all our interests to have the best equipped staff working in health as possible.


AMSPAR has signed up with 3 charity websites.  By using them you can help support the work of AMSPAR, whilst obtaining a special deal for yourself ! Do what you would do normally when you shop, but help our charity without any additonal cost to you !


Of course, you may simply wish to make a donation and this would be most welcome.  Thank you for your continuing support.

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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