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Radio Glamorgan Returns

Over the last five months, Radio Glamorgan (RG) volunteers have been mostly recording shows from home, doing their best to keep patients and staff entertained during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Lots of...

New soundtrack to MRI scans at Bedford Hospital

Anyone who has had an MRi scan will know that they are a very noisy affair, to say the least.  And sometimes patients can find the sound of the scanner quite disconcerting and upsetting. In a...

Brockley News Brings the Frontline to the Airwaves

London's longest running hospital radio station has not stopped broadcasting and has remained on-air throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.  As we have all experienced, the pandemic has made us change...

BHBN launches new radio drama

In March 2020, with the universal closure of theatres throughout the UK, the theatre company, Natura Contemporary Theatre, responded by asking themselves what could they do to help others during...

Reminder about the requirement to produce Trustees' Annual Reports & Accounts

When applying for a grant from HBA, we ask that stations submit, amongst other things: their annual Accounts for the last full financial year; and their Trustees' Annual Report (TAR). Many stations...

Chesney Hawkes Records Show for Hospital Radio

90s singer Chesney Hawkes has recorded a special programme for hospital radio stations   With grateful thanks to everyone at Hawkes Productions, he’s taken...

Radio Hillingdon celebrates 50 years with Rebrand

Hospital Radio Hillingdon, the community radio station based at Hillingdon Hospital, turns 50 years old this December. The Volunteers have kick-started the Golden Anniversary celebrations by...

Ashford’s hospital radio receives boost to help patients

Ashford’s hospital radio station - AHBS - has received £500 from the KCF Coronavirus Emergency Fund to help expand the shows offered to the patients of the William Harvey Hospital. The money will be...

Cheers to Fifty-six years! Radio Horton celebrates with new website & magazine launch

The hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service for Banbury, Radio Horton is celebrating its fifty-sixth anniversary today (7th July 2020). The station launched in 1964 and was the brainchild...

Celebrating the launch of KGH Radio (Kettering)

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) are delighted to welcome a new hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service to its membership portfolio, which has recently relaunched at Kettering...