Queen's Birthday Honours List

Congratulations to Robin Clayton, a volunteer at Radio Allerton in Leeds, on being awarded a British Empire Medal for services to hospital radio.

HBA Talks Hospital Radio with NHS England for Volunteers Week

As part of Volunteers' Week, the NHS have run a series of articles from volunteers within the NHS community including one from the Hospital Broadcasting Association.

NHS England says "thank you" to volunteers

As the UK celebrates Volunteers’ Week from today until 7 June, in recognition of the invaluable contributions of people across all sectors who offer up their time, NHS England says “Thank you” to the millions of people who give freely of their time, skills and expertise to volunteer in our health and care services, as well their own communities, to help and support other people.

 

A third of Britons willing to volunteer in the NHS

To mark Volunteers' Week, the Royal Voluntary Service charity has published research that shows that over a third (37 per cent) of Britons are planning or considering volunteering in some capacity to help the NHS.

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: