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Donated tablets keep Kendal patients connected

Patients inside a Kendal hospital have a new way to contact friends and family thanks to a project from Bay Trust Radio. Bay Trust Radio have set up the donated iPads to allow patients on Ward 7 and...

Absolute Radio 40s: Special Programme to Commemorate VE Day

*/ HBA - The National Association of Hospital Broadcasting Organisations   Absolute Radio 40s: VE Day 75th, available now!   HBA is pleased to be able to offer you a special...

On the air and 46 years young

The studios may be closed, but music continues to play 24 hours a day for Hospital Radio Lynn. For the last 46 years Hospital Radio Lynn has been a crucial link between patients in the hospital and...

Harrogate Hospital Radio broadcasts from airing cupboard studio

Technology and an airing cupboard have enabled Harrogate’s oldest radio station to continue broadcasting to patients and staff within the town’s District Hospital. Under the supervision of Oliver...

Radio Horton makes donation to Oxford Hospitals Charity

In light of the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Trustees of Radio Horton agreed to make a generous donation of £150 to the ...

Snazzy PJ's & DJ's at Rookwood Sound

HBA Member Station, Rookwood Sound have taken the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic 'lockdown' to new heights - in particular, from one presenters' loft! Following the Government lockdown announcement...

New Sound for Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Southborough and local villages will benefit from a new local radio station in the near future. Ofcom, the broadcast regulator, has offered a new FM radio licence to West...

Hospital Radio Bedford celebrates 45 years and becomes CIO

Hospital Radio Bedford have, in its forty-fifth year changed the charity status to that of a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) under the guidance of the HBA. The new charity will be known as...

Harrogate Hospital Radio appear on BBC Radio York

Harrogate Hospital Radio have been promoting some of the positive work the station has been undertaking in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Like many hospital, health and wellbeing...

Top Gongs for Hospital Radio

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) held its National Hospital Radio Awards in a virtual ceremony on Monday 13th April 2020. The awards were due to take place in Bolton on the 28th March 2020...