The National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS) was formed in 1994, as a non profit making professional organisation in the United Kingdom. The association is committed to providing a robust and professional service to our members, delivering on our strategy and the ongoing development of Security Management within the Healthcare sector. Please click the button below for details of how you can become a Member of NAHS


NAHS Annual Awards

Nominations for our #NAHS18 annual awards were a resounding success and allowed us to recognise and showcase the exceptional and outstanding work delivered on a daily basis by our members and their supporting teams and suppliers. The categories were as follows:

  • Healthcare Security Officer
  • Healthcare Security Team
  • Healthcare Security Manager
  • Violence Reduction Initiative
  • Healthcare Security Innovation

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What Does NAHS Offer?

Membership of the Association is free and is open to those people involved in the field of healthcare security, including private or military hospitals, in a NHS Trust or by a private healthcare facility.

Membership Levels


Those employed within the Healthcare Security Industry or with direct links to it, e.g. Security Officers. 


ASMS qualified individuals and those Individual security professionals employed in the Healthcare Security Industry, e.g. Manager / Team Leader. 


Individuals from organisations providing support, products or services to the Healthcare Security Industry.