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Northern Air says farewell to station co-founder

Northern Air Hospital Radio is sad to report the recent passing of Sidney Wander MBE, aged 92. Sidney along with Stanley Langer and Marshall Gellman were the brains behind the creation of Northern...

Volunteer Gets Commentating Experience Through Radio Gwendolen

A budding local sports journalist has landed a volunteer role reporting on Leicester City home games from the club’s ground, through the Leicester General Hospital’s radio station, Radio Gwendolen....

44 Years of Hospital Radio Exeter

Hospital Radio Bedford: Delivery Technology Consultation

We at Hospital Radio Bedford have suffered in the last two years due to the removal of the Hospicom patient entertainment system. This was replaced with a free WiFi service for patients, which...

The HBA Bursary

The HBA Conference Bursary was introduced in 1994 in memory of Brian Snowden, acknowledging his commitment to the Association and hospital radio. The bursary is now also dedicated to Ken Fulstow,...

2018 National Hospital Radio Awards Nominations Announced

  The nominations for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2018 have been announced. The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio...

Award Nominations 2018

  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 to any HBA member station. The...

Converting from a Charitable Company to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

The Charity Commission for England & Wales has introduced guidance about a phased timetable allowing charitable companies to convert to charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs). HBA's...

Ofcom Confirm Continued Access to 694-703MHz for PMSE.

Ofcom has decided to allow audio Programme Making and Special Events (PMSE) services, namely those using wireless microphones, in-ear monitor systems or audio links, to continue to have access to the...

Radio Brockley volunteer celebrates 40 years of service

Sunday 3rd December was very special for one volunteer at Radio Brockley. Here, Keith Reeve chats exclusively with the HBA and explains why he is so passionate about volunteering and hospital radio....