Queen's Speech 2015 - what it means for hospital radio

Today saw the Queen’s Speech opening the new parliamentary session. There are two bills that are most relevant to HBA and our members, both of which only affect England:

On-Air HBA Awards Edition Out Now!

The HBA On-Air Magazine is now available for everyone to download.

Radio Lollipop provides "a spoonful of perspective"

In an article in the Huffington Post, Emma Bartholomew explains her motivations for volunteering at Radio Lollipop at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and why it provides "a spoonful of perspective"

National Hospital Radio Awards - 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park, at the HBA National Conference.

New HBA Trustees

The Hospital Broadcasting Association held it's Annual General Meeting on 28th March at the Marriott Hotel in Gosforth Park, Newcastle.

The meeting:

HBA Updates Guidance Documents

The Hospital Broadcasting Association has today released a number of new documents to assist the management teams within it's members, the hospital radio stations broadcasting up and down the UK, in working to the best practice and within the strict requirements of law.

Trustees' Annual Report and Accounts 2014 published

The trustees have today published their Annual Report and Accounts for the year 1st September 2013 to 31st August 2014.

Annual General Meeting

The HBA Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 24th March 2018, at the De Vere Beaumont Estate Hotel, Burfield Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2JJ, during our National Conference. Nominations for election to the Trustee Board are now invited.

Praise for Scunthorpe - for the care of one, special, patient

The team at Scunthorpe Hospital Radio were given special praise during the 2014 National Hospital Radio Awards ceremony, by former member Paul Sylvester. He was presenting the John Whitney Award, in Bristol, but used the story of one long-term patient in Scunthorpe as an example of the great work being done by Hospital Radio Volunteers right across the country.