Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals

Setting Standards in Healthcare Cleaning since 1975

Who we are

Find out more about the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals, our history, our values and our vision for the future.

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Join ahcp today and benefit from being a member of a professional body committed to excellence & best practice in heathcare cleaning.

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Latest Events

Held throughout the year, ahcp run a range of both national and local events for members, across a variety of topics.

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The Professional association for healthcare cleaning in the United Kingdom & 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 home and other residential care settings provided by the public, charitable and private sectors.

Policies & 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.

Member 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. Find out about becoming a member >

Sponsors & memberships

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 company, limited by guarantee. Ahcp is funded through individual, group and and corporate memberdhip and through its exhibition, conference and training activities. Find out about becoming a member >