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2019 Annual Conference - Venue Announced

We're pleased to announce the venue of our 2019 Annual Conference and National Hospital Radio Awards will be the Best Western Plus, Stoke-On-Trent Moat House hotel.  Our conference weekend is set to...

Hospital Radio Ipswich's Remembrance Sunday Programmes.

Hospital Radio Ipswich will be broadcasting special programmes on Remembrance Sunday. To help to commemorate those who gave their lives in service for their country and mark the 100th anniversary...

Ofcom Response to Expressions Of Interest For Small-Scale DAB

Ofcom has published three maps and tables where parties have expressed an interest in running a small-scale DAB multiplex, radio service or both. They will be consulting on the licensing framework...

Radio Marsden team up for Pressure Ulcer Campaign

Radio Marsden have teamed up with specialist staff at the Royal Marsden on producing audio around pressure ulcers and how to recognise them. The station, alongside Jenni Macdonald, the Royal Marsden'...

Government Responds to the Small-Scale DAB Licencing Consultation

Today, 13th October, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published it's response to the small scale DAB consultation that ran from January 4th to February 28th 2018. There was strong...

BHR Celebrates Charity of the Year Success

In June of 2017, Bridgend Hospital Radio were over the moon to discover that they had been selected as Sainsbury's Charity of the Year for the Bridgend store by the stores customers. This selection...

Bay Trust Radio Expands to Blackpool

A local charity which provides a radio station to patients in hospital is expanding the service they offer. Kendal-based Bay Trust Radio, which is run entirely by volunteers, will become available in...

Charity Celebrates 40 years of Bringing Sunshine to Patients!

There was a party atmosphere at a hotel in Weston super Mare as a charity that entertains hospital patients celebrated its 40th anniversary. Since first broadcasting in 1978, Sunshine Hospital Radio...

Ofcom Applications for Analogue FM Licences

It is HBA’s responsibility to, as far as possible, to safeguard the future of hospital broadcasting. Over recent years the Association has taken steps to encourage member stations to look beyond...

HBA Ofcom Announcement

Ofcom have recently published their plans for 2018/2019 for inviting...