The National Hospital Radio Awards 2024 - Nominations

We are pleased to announced the nominations for the 2024 National Hospital Radio Awards.  Thanks to everyone who entered and our judges for their hard work judging what was in some categories a record number of entries.

The winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on Saturday 13 April.

Best Station Promotion

Durham Hospitals Radio - The Sugar and Spice Show

Radio Glamorgan - RG Love not like

Radio Tyneside  - Great North Run

Southend Hospital Radio - Cinemas in Southend

Hospital Radio Basingstoke - Random Vinyl

Hospital Radio Chelmsford - Essex Air Ambulance

Grampian Hospital Radio -  The 70s Halloween Show

Hospital Radio Bedside - Saturday Night Floor Fillers

HWD Hospital Radio - The Rock Show

Radio BGM - New App



Best Specialist Music Programme

Durham Hospitals Radio – the Glam Rock Granny Show

CHBN – Bob Eberth’s Jupiter Hollow Desified

Rookwood Sound – Lesley Jennings, Northern Soul

Radio Tyneside – the 600th Geordie Hour

Radio Marsden – Kirsten’s Showtime

Radio Clatterbridge – Jakes Jukebox

Hospital Radio Exeter – Go West

Harrogate Hospital Radio – Solid Gold Sixties

Hospital Radio Bedside – The Classical Collection

Harlow Hospital Radio – Earworms


Best Speech Package

Coventry Hospital Radio – The Great British Pub Crawl interview

The Hospital Broadcasting Service – Hobby Hour

Southend Hospital Radio – Southend Carers Week

Radio Redhill – Rathlin Island

Radio Horton – The Oxford University Hospitals Staff Recognition Awards

Radio Frimley Park – Inside the Hospital, the patient experience

Nottingham Hospital Radio – From this one kick of the football

Durham Hospitals Radio – Jeremy Vine interview

Grampian Hospital Radio – In Conversation

Hospital Radio Bedside – World Patient Safety Day


Best Special Event

Coventry Hospital Radio – Remembering Andrew Colby

CHBN – NHS 75 Concert

Winchester Radio – Olympian Adam Peaty

Rookwood Sound – Mental Health and Wellbeing Show

Radio Redhill – Edenbridge and Oxted Show

Radio Hillingdon – Children and Young People with Diabetes

Radio BGM – Live from Pride

Quality Radio – Erskine Ball

Hospital Radio Basingstoke – NHS 75 Day

Durham Hospitals Radio – A Diamond Year


Best Newcomer  

Lucy Crane - Harlow Hospital Radio

Wesley Pritchard - Rookwood Sound

Mark Farrow - Torbay Hospital Radio

Natalie Hobkirk - Radio Hillingdon

Karen Ross - Inverness Hospital Radio

Steve King - Radio Frimley Park

Macie Lewis - Radio Brockley

Jordan Wells - Hospital Radio Bedside

Michaela Rae - Hospital Radio Chelmsford

Lena C, Hospital Radio Basingstoke


Best Programme with Multiple Presenters

Durham Hospitals Radio – The Sugar and Spice Show

Coventry Hospital Radio – Colin and Annette’s Music Set

The Hospital Broadcasting Service – Tuesday Open Line

Radio Harrow – Saturday Brunch

Inverness Hospital Radio – The Thursday Night Request Show Belladrum

Hospital Radio Chelmsford – Request Show

Hospital Radio Bedside – Brunch Beats

Harlow Hospital Radio – Jam Sessions

Harrogate Hospital Radio – Happy Hour

Harrogate Hospital Radio – Chill Out with Martin and Barb



Best Female Presenter

Dawn Finnigan - Durham Hospitals Radio  

Emily Page - The Hospital Broadcasting Service  

Lesley Jennings - Rookwood Sound  

Anandi Shah - Radio Harrow  

Mandy Shepherd - Radio Clatterbridge  

Macie Lewis - Radio Brockley  

Sam Jenkins - Hospital Radio Chelmsford

Shannon Griffin - Hospital Radio Medway  

Michaela Rae - Hospital Radio Chelmsford  

Ellie Jackson - Harrogate Hospital Radio


Best Male Presenter

Rick Woska - Hospital Radio Chelmsford

Andy Read - Hospital Radio Bedside

Charlie Allan - Grampian Hospital Radio

Simon Lee - Torbay Hospital Radio

Robert Craw - The Hospital Broadcasting Service

Josh Williams - Rookwood Sound

Jack Evans - Radio Tyneside

Glynn Jaine - HWD Hospital Radio  

Steven Evans - Radio Clatterbridge  

Gareth Hurford - Radio BGM


HBA Station of the Year 2024

Rookwood Sound

Radio Glamorgan  

Radio Tyneside  

Radio Clatterbridge  

Hospital Radio Chelmsford  

Hospital Radio Plymouth  

Hospital Radio Basingstoke  


Harrogate Hospital Radio




Listen to Alan Dedicoat reading the nominations