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Friendly Geordies prove they are the best medicine

Patients in Newcastle and Gateshead hospitals are receiving some of the best entertainment in the country after ward broadcasting service Radio Tyneside was recognised as Station of the Year at a...

Independent Review of the Annual Conference & Awards Ceremony - Prize for Entering a Response

The HBA has now received the findings of the independent review of the annual conference and awards ceremony.  This piece was commissioned to assess the extent of the benefits the events deliver in...

It's a One for the Money, Two for the Show - A short story from Hospital Radio Stafford

The following article was submitted by Keith Hibberts of Hospital Radio Stafford. The presenters at Hospital Radio are...

Bridgend's Hospital Radio Ward Sing-a-long

The new and exciting Bridgend's Hospital Radio station have been out and about within the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.    Long term volunteers Sheila Hollin and Haydn Powell took their...

HBS' ‘Weegie Wednesday’

Glasgow’s Hospital Broadcasting Service (HBS) has been recording occasional short-stories and plays for many years, but last year, a conversation in one of the city’s coffee shops between Programme...

Descending Funds

A  popular presenter at Hospital Radio Ipswich will be bravely abseiling from the top of the Heath Road maternity block to raise funds. Lewis Old intends to raise hundreds of pounds for The...

HBA & Hospedia

During the Informal General Meeting, HBA's Patient Entertainment Provider Liasion Manager, Mark Grantham held an open forum discussing Patient Entertainment Systems. Mark has evaluated...

National Hospital Radio Awards - 2017 Winners

*/ Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the Cloisters in Bolton as part of the HBA's annual conference. The National Hospital Radio Awards...

AGM - Notice of Meeting

The HBA Annual General Meeting will be held at 2pm on Saturday 25th March 2017, at the Holiday Inn – Bolton Centre, 1 Higher Bridge Street , Bolton, BL1 2EW, during our National Conference....

Broadcast Radio need help testing Myriad 5 Playout

Broadcast Radio are in the final stages of developing the brand new Myriad 5 Playout system. Myriad 5 Playout has been completely re-written from scratch to provide the ultimate, flexible and...