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Shared Programme List - Updated July 2015

An updated version of the list is now available.  There are some new additions and updates to shows already on the list. The biggest addition is the shows available from Things Unseen.  HBA members...

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...

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. Mel Ive is the Regional Manager...

Apple FM wins Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

HBA member Apple FM has today been awarded the...

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,...

A third of Britons willing to volunteer in the NHS

To mark Volunteers' Week, the Royal Voluntary Service charity has published...

The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

It is unusual for a general charitable grant to be available; however your attention is drawn to one that requires no formal form filling, no complicated evidence process and very few indications on...

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...

Radio Horton co-Founder Passes

The Committee of Radio Horton have advised the HBA that co-founder of north Oxfordshire’s hospital Radio Horton, Ted Hanson (MBE) sadly passed away on the morning of Tuesday 5th May.   Ted Hanson...

Grandma Remember Me? A short play for Dementia Awareness Week

The HBA has been offered the chance for its stations to use a radio play for Dementia Awareness Week (17 - 23 May) thanks to Jason Moyle at CHBN and Anna O'Brien at Winchester HR. “Grandma...