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Ridgeway Radio Celebrates 50th Anniversary

This year Ridgeway Radio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hospital radio in Dorchester.   The station has had various name changes over the years, but it all started on the 29th September 1966...

Marathon broadcast for Sandwell Hospital Radio

Two Presenters from Sandwell Hospital Radio will be attempting to break the world record for the longest radio marathon DJ team of two people. Starting on 8th August at 12pm on Sandwell Hospital...

Farewell to Radio Robin and Radio Craigavon

It’s with sadness that the HBA has to report the closure of two hospital radio stations, due to changes in NHS. The committee at Radio Robin, Ilkeston Community Hospital Radio, has taken the tough...

35 Years Service to Radio DGH Acknowledged

Phil Moon, the newly elected President of Eastbourne's hospital radio, Radio DGH, had his 35 years of voluntary service with the station acknowledged at a ceremony on 6th June. The Chief Nurse, Alice...

Drinking Beer, Jammin' Deer - pub festival raises funds for Radio Horton and Katharine House Hospice

Two local charities were under the spotlight at the annual DeerJam Music Festival, held at Banbury's most historic pub, the Ye Olde Reindeer Inn. Organised by The Reindeer, DeerJam...

HBA responds to Cabinet Office CIO conversions consultation

HBA has responded to the...

"Hands Across The Water"

To borrow the lyrics of the seventies Wings song “Uncle Albert” – or should we say “HBA across the water”? Yes the weekend of the 6-8th May saw representatives of the HBA Southern region hold their...

Station Administrators Guide

This page will guide you through the options that you have to manage your stations and volunteers access to various parts of the HBA website. Video and picture guides to...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2016 - Videos

Via the big screen, a number of video messages were sent for those attending the ceremony, among them Sky's Kay Burley and Radio 2's Ken Bruce. Your browser does not support this video tag - Try...

National Hospital Radio Awards - 2016 Winners

*/ Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the Hilton Hotel, London Watford, at the HBA National Conference. The National Hospital Radio Awards...