The professional association for healthcare cleaning in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Our members are directly involved in managing and delivering cleaning and hygiene services in most NHS and independent hospitals. Members also hold key roles in many primary care and GP clinics and surgeries, nursing and care homes and other residential care settings provided by the public, charitable and private sectors.

  • Policies and Standards

    Assisting in the development of standards and protocols used by the NHS and the UK Department of Health with the goal of delivering cleaner, safer healthcare environments.

  • Support

    Support provided to members includes a quarterly magazine, a website, an extensive programme of professional education, training and development, a detailed knowledge database and a free members helpdesk.

    The ahcp’s annual national conference and exhibitionn is the UK's leading healthcare cleaning and hygiene event.

  • Membership

    With about 500 individual members and 40 corporate sponsors ahcp is the largest and most influential professional association for healthcare cleaning in the UK and Ireland. Membership is open to organisations and individuals with a professional interest in improving quality and standards in healthcare cleaning and hygiene.

    ahcp is a non-profit making private company, limited by guarantee. ahcp is funded through individual, group and corporate membership and through its exhibition, conference and training activities.