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

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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.

NAHS Annual Awards 2019

Nominations for our #NAHS19 annual awards are now closed. We would like to thank all those of you who took the time to nominate and recognise the outstanding and committed staff who work to keep our Healthcare environment, staff and patients safe.  Our judging panel had an extremely difficult time working through the  nominations and closing their winners as the quality of the nominations was so high.

The Award categories are as follows:

  • Healthcare Security Officer
  • Healthcare Security Team
  • Healthcare Security Manager / ASMS (LSMS)
  • Security Innovation
  • Violence Reduction Initiative
  • Healthcare Security Executive / Security Management Director or Non-Exec Director

Want to connect with us socially?

NAHS are active on social media and you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Feel free to send us a message, we'd love to hear from you!