Your 2018 Awards On-Air Special OUT NOW!

We're thrilled to release your 2018 National Hospital Radio Awards special edition of the On-Air magazine.

We take a look at all of the winners across the eleven categories and see what the judges had to say about the entries. 

Download your special awards edition of On-Air here.

Bumper weekend for Bay Trust this Easter!

Radio station Bay Trust Radio is gearing up for one of the biggest weekends in the history of the station, with live music, guests and much more.

National Hospital Radio Award Winners 2018 Announced

The 2018 winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony held at the De Vere Beaumont Estate in Windsor. 

Radio Brockley were crowned Station of the Year and Paul Munro from Radio Grapevine won the very first award for innovation in Hospital Radio.

HBA publishes GDPR guidance for its members

HBA has today, at it's national conference in Windsor, launched detailed guidance for its member hospital radio stations on the new General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25th May 2018. The guidance, together with a model Data Protection Policy and Template for and example of an Information Asset Register is available to members in the Member Resources section of this website.

HBA responds to the DCMS consultation on Small Scale DAB

We have responded to the recent Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's consultation on small scale DAB and think this is an important way forward for hospital radio with the uncertainty surrounding the future of the bedside entertainment system providers, and with many hospital radio stations' converting to the new Charitable Incorporated Organisation. We have asked DCMS to consider:

Northern Air says farewell to station co-founder

Sideny Wander MBE

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 Air Hospital Radio in 1960.

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.

Renuka Odedra, 21, from Evington, provides live match reports from the King Power Stadium direct to Leicester General patients’ bedsides, alongside other volunteers, and also has her own sports show on the station on Friday mornings.

March 2018

It's Here! Issue 158 of your On Air Magazine, with a brand new look!

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