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Covid-19 updates


Stay at home, protect the NHS, Save lives

Covid-19 update June 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 next start date for the Level 5 DPCHM will be 1st July 2021.  To register for this course, contact


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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

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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.



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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