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HBA Weekend in Cornwall - Full Story

The final official HBA Wales and West Regional Event was held in Truro over the weekend of 16th-17th April hosted by Cornwall Hospital Broadcasting Network (CHBN)...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2016

*/ Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the Hilton Hotel, London Watford, at the HBA National Conference. The National Hospital Radio Awards...

A Real Friend at the Bedside

New research has, for the first time, shown the true impact of Hospital Radio on a patient’s well-being. It shows stations offer a unique service, giving patients a sense of belonging and helping...

Today is HBA Conference Day!

The Hospital Broadcasting Association this weekend (18th-20th March) welcomes over 200 delegates to join it for the HBA National Conference 2016 at the Hilton Hotel, London Watford. This annual event...

Mayor’s Special Award for Winchester Radio Trustee

Winchester Radio Trustee Ian Kemp has twice been honoured for his volunteering and commitment, in this year’s Mayor of Winchester’s Community Awards.   These annual awards are organised by Winchester...

HRB Goes Live from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Hospital Radio Basingstoke was on air live from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on Sunday 6 March for the 1000th edition of Neil Ogden's Sound of Sunday.   The programme visited all the main...

HBA Supports the NHS England Friends and Family Spotlight

Many of the HBA's member hospital radio stations are taking part in a national promotion to raise awareness of the importance of patient feedback to improve NHS services. As part of this National...

Radio Tyneside Chairman Honoured

Last night Radio Tyneside Chairman/Station Director, Dave Nicholson, received a one off award from the City of Newcastle upon Tyne. The award, known as the Lord Mayor Award 800 was presented at the...

Les Warth Remembered

An appreciation of Hospital Radio Reading’s founder, first Chairman and Honorary President Captain L H Warth M.B.E. (T.D...

Friends and Family Test Spotlight Week – 14 to 18 March 2016

NHS England Would Like Your Help During this week in March, NHS England wants to make patients and the broader public aware of the opportunity to give feedback on their care and treatment that will...