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2018 National Hospital Radio Awards Now CLOSED

Entries are now closed for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2018.  Thanks to all the stations who have entered. Entries will be confirmed in the next few days once everything has been checked and...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2019: Criteria

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Vera Partridge

We are sorry to learn of the death of Vera Partridge last week.   Vera first became involved in the National Association in the late 1970’s and helped to organise the early conferences which the...

HRI's Lewis Old Completes Abseil

One of the most youthful presenters on Hospital Radio Ipswich has completed a charity abseil from the top of The Ipswich Hospital Maternity Block.    Lewis Old completed the decent in a little over...

Nottingham Hospitals' Radio Celebrate 40 Years of the QMC

Nottingham Hospitals’ Radio (NHR) is celebrating 40 years of the QMC with a 40 hour live broadcast, to help raise funds for new studio equipment.   An award winning hospital radio station run...

Hospital Radio Lynn joins KL.FM 96.7 for Local Radio Day

As part of Local Radio Day, Hospital Radio Lynn joined forces with local commercial radio station KL.FM 96.7 for a special night of requests and dedications on 26th May 2017. 11 of the station's...

Radio Horton: Volunteers Week

Banbury's hospital radio station, Radio Horton first launched in July 1964 by local journalists, Ted Hanson MBE and Graham Wilton. The core principles of the station were built on volunteering, with...

NHS Cyber-attack

With many of our member stations operating and maintaining their own equipment, it is important that computer operating systems are up to date with the latest security patches and that no outstanding...

Hospital Radio's Big Broadcast is a roaring success

Richard Smith and his team hosted another very successful Big Broadcast over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Presented from his studios in Lancashire, the 48 hours contained special guests including...

Broadcasting with Royal Approval

Harrogate Hospital Radio will continue broadcasting “with Royal approval” for the next five years after retaining a prestigious regional community award.   The station, which celebrates is 40th...