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Radio Marsden team up for Pressure Ulcer Campaign

Radio Marsden have teamed up with specialist staff at the Royal Marsden on producing audio around pressure ulcers and how to recognise them. The station, alongside Jenni Macdonald, the Royal Marsden'...

Government Responds to the Small-Scale DAB Licencing Consultation

Today, 13th October, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published it's response to the small scale DAB consultation that ran from January 4th to February 28th 2018. There was strong...

BHR Celebrates Charity of the Year Success

In June of 2017, Bridgend Hospital Radio were over the moon to discover that they had been selected as Sainsbury's Charity of the Year for the Bridgend store by the stores customers. This selection...

Bay Trust Radio Expands to Blackpool

A local charity which provides a radio station to patients in hospital is expanding the service they offer. Kendal-based Bay Trust Radio, which is run entirely by volunteers, will become available in...

Charity Celebrates 40 years of Bringing Sunshine to Patients!

There was a party atmosphere at a hotel in Weston super Mare as a charity that entertains hospital patients celebrated its 40th anniversary. Since first broadcasting in 1978, Sunshine Hospital Radio...

Ofcom Applications for Analogue FM Licences

It is HBA’s responsibility to, as far as possible, to safeguard the future of hospital broadcasting. Over recent years the Association has taken steps to encourage member stations to look beyond...

HBA Ofcom Announcement

Ofcom have recently published their plans for 2018/2019 for inviting...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2019

The nominations have been announced. The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country. The awards are open...

On Air Issue 160 - Available Now

Issue 160 of your On-Air magazine is now available to download and view.  In this issue: Michael Eavis opens newly refurbished Sunshine Hospital Radio studios. Sainsburys continue to support...

From fields to wards - Festival founder finds some Sunshine

Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis CBE found some sunshine at Weston Super Mare General Hospital last weekend when he was invited by the Sunshine Hospital Radio team to open their refurbished...