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Dissertation - Hospital Radio: Life Behind the Microphone

Lesley Hurst is a student at the University of Portsmouth and the following dissertation text concerns the place of hospital radio in the 21st century. HBA thanks Lesley for the permission to...

HBA pledges support from MP's for hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) is calling on its members to write to their newly elected Westminster MP to ask them to support and commit to the future of hospital, health and...

Health & Wellbeing initiative at Radio Frimley Park

Radio Frimley Park is one of a number of stations that have taken the plunge and become a CIO. They found the guidance available from the HBA absolutely invaluable. Part of the process involved re-...

New rules could mean hundreds of new digital radio stations

New rules have come into force that could see the launch of hundreds of new digital radio stations across the UK. Earlier this year Ofcom proposed rules that would allocate airwaves to existing and...

Northern Air Hospital Radio - Marshall Gellman Obituary

Let me tell you about my very good friend Marshall Gellman whom I first met about 30 years ago through our connection to Northern Air Hospital Radio.  On Sunday 6th October 2019 Marshall sadly passed...

Drinkaware Drink Free Days Campaign Audio available to Hospital Radio

Drinkaware has launched its Drink Free Days, campaign, aimed at encouraging mid-life drinkers to moderate their alcohol consumption by taking at least three drink-free days every week. As well as...

Radio Horton launches Care Home radio service

North Oxfordshire’s Hospital, Health and Well Being broadcasting service has launched a brand-new broadcasting service, expanding its listenership into Glebefields Care Home in Drayton. Radio Horton...

Bay Trust Radio receive Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

HBA Member station, Bay Trust Radio, has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest accolade given to volunteer groups across the UK. Volunteers from the station were...

Anker Radio receives £2555 from local solicitors charity appeal

Cocks Lloyd Solicitors of Coton Road Nuneaton proudly present Anker Radio with a cheque for £2,555. Anker Radio is the George Eliot Hospital radio station, it has been run by committed volunteers for...

MacMillan Coffee Morning 2019

The annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning organised by MacMillan Cancer Support is back on Friday 27 September and hospital radio stations are being invited to promote the event. People all over the...