National Play in Hospital Week

Starlight Children’s Foundation are pleased to support the eighth NAHPS National Play in Hospital Week 2018 from Monday 8th – Sunday 14th October. Play Teams across the country are encouraged to plan a fun week of activities to raise awareness of the importance of play in the treatment of sick children and young people, using our activity and information pack below for inspiration.

Starlight Health Play Specialist of the Year Award

This year Starlight and NAHPS are recognising the work of Health Play Specialists with the first ever Starlight Health Play Specialist of the Year Award.

This award aims to celebrate the brilliant work of Health Play Specialists across the country, and to recognise and promote the significance of play in a hospital setting.

—>Find out more about the award and how to nominate a Health Play Specialist here.

 

Getting the word out there

We hope you enjoy National Play in Hospital Week 2018 and we would love to see any pictures you take over the course of the week! You can contact us via the channels below:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope you have a fantastic National Play in Hospital Week and that all the children, young people and staff enjoy the celebrations.

NPIHW is organised by the National Association of Health Play Specialists (NAHPS) and Starlight Children’s Foundation is delighted to support NPIHW for the eighth year running. You can check out previous year’s NPIHW activity here.

For further information about NAHPS National Play in Hospital Week 2018 please visit:
http://www.nahps.org.uk/