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90 Years service from two Hospital Radio Ipswich volunteers

On Thursday May the 16th 2019 John Alborough celebrated 45 years with Hospital Radio Ipswich. Starting with the charity as a young whippersnapper he quickly became a stalwart of the organisation and...

Radio Hillingdon share their Points of View on BBC One

Hospital Radio Hillingdon has made the bold leap from broadcasting to patients inside Hillingdon Hospital and listeners online to appearing on the TV screens of audiences nationwide this week. The...

Stoke Mandeville Hospital Radio to launch on FM

Stoke Mandeville Hospital Radio [SMHR] continues its landmark achievements and is becoming one of a handful of hospital radio stations to be granted an FM licence from Ofcom, which will see the...

Coventry Hospital Radio secures £500

The team at Coventry Hospital Radio have secured a £500 donation from supermarket giant ASDA, thanks to shoopers and their green tokens. On Wednesday 15th May the radio station was awarded the grand...

Raise your Mugs! Radio Horton holds coffee morning for charity

Radio Horton is hosting a coffee morning on Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27th May to raise funds for the Katharine House Hospice as part of their “Care for a Cuppa” initiative....

HRH The Duke of Cambridge joins royalty from music, screen and stage for #MentalHealthMinute 2019

Stars from music, stage and screen have united with His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge to voice a minute-long message to be broadcast simultaneously across hundreds of UK radio stations at 10....

CHBN Volunteer Nominated for Two National Awards

The Young Arias are the new UK awards for 8-18 year-olds and schools who love making audio, supported by both commercial and BBC Radio.  Penwith college student and CHBN radio presenter Maisy-Sky...

HBA Welcomes New Trustee

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) today announced the re-appointment of three Trustees and welcomed a new member to the board at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting held on Saturday...

National Hospital Radio Award Winners 2019

*/ Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the Best Western Hotel in Stoke on Trent as part of the HBA's annual conference. The National...

Hospedia Guidance for Hospital Radio Stations

HBA's Patient Entertainment Systems Liasion, Mark Grantham gives some advice to member stations regarding training patients and ward staff and volunteers on using the Hospedia beside systems. Here is...