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HBA welcomes new Executive Director

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Palmer as the organisation's new Executive Director. Amy’s appointment comes as part of the HBA’s strategic...

Hospital Radio Plymouth awarded special licence by Ofcom

Hospital Radio Plymouth is one of only 12 stations in the UK to be awarded a special licence by the communications regulator, Ofcom. The new ‘limited coverage’ licence is designed for organisations...

'Fantastic Moment' as Harrogate Hospital Radio launches on FM

Harrogate's longest-running radio station now broadcasts on a new channel. At 9.53am on the 1st September 2021, and with the help of Andrew Jones MP, Harrogate & District NHS Found Trust Chairman...

Radio Glamorgan Expands

From today (Friday 3rd September), Radio Glamorgan (RG) now serves three hospitals across the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. As well as broadcasting across the University Hospital of...

David Peschier writes about Radio Marsden

When David Peschier founded Radio Marsden back in 1969, he never imagined it would still   be  going  strong 50 years later, nor that he would celebrate that milestone by writing a book about his...

TalkTalk team cycle to raise funds for Northern Air Hospital Radio

Ken Anton is known to a number of hospital radio stations for his ‘Sunny Side’, ‘Time After Time’ and ‘In The Drawing Room’ programmes, and is the secretary of Northern Air Hospital Radio in...

Radio Glamorgan's Saturday Night Singalong

Radio Glamorgan, the award-winning hospital radio station based at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, is to launch a new programme where listeners can either sit back and listen, or sing...

The Prince of Wales Thanks Volunteers on Thank You Day

In a special broadcast pre-recorded for the Hospital Broadcasting Association,  ‘Music & Memories with HRH The Prince of Wales’, The Prince of Wales discusses how he has been “profoundly...

Volunteers Week: Member Stories - Bay Trust Radio

As part of Volunteers' Week, we're highlighting the work of our member stations and their volunteers. John Williamson, President and Station Manager for Bay Trust Radio tell us how the station has...

Volunteers Week: Member Stories - Jane Gilliam

As part of Volunteers' Week, we're highlighting the work of our member stations and their volunteers. Jane Gillam is the Fundraising Manager at Hospital Radio Plymouth. She tells us about her...