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HBA publishes GDPR guidance for its members

HBA has today, at it's national conference in Windsor, launched detailed guidance for its member hospital radio stations on the new General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25th...

HBA responds to the DCMS consultation on Small Scale DAB

We have responded to the recent Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's consultation on small scale DAB and think this is an important way forward for hospital radio with the uncertainty...

National Hospital Radio Awards Winners 2018

*/ Congratulations to the winners of the National Hospital Radio Awards, which were announced at the De Vere Beaumont Estate in Windsor as part of the HBA's annual conference. The National Hospital...

Northern Air says farewell to station co-founder

Northern Air Hospital Radio is sad to report the recent passing of Sidney Wander MBE, aged 92. Sidney along with Stanley Langer and Marshall Gellman were the brains behind the creation of Northern...

Volunteer Gets Commentating Experience Through Radio Gwendolen

A budding local sports journalist has landed a volunteer role reporting on Leicester City home games from the club’s ground, through the Leicester General Hospital’s radio station, Radio Gwendolen....

44 Years of Hospital Radio Exeter

Hospital Radio Bedford: Delivery Technology Consultation

We at Hospital Radio Bedford have suffered in the last two years due to the removal of the Hospicom patient entertainment system. This was replaced with a free WiFi service for patients, which...

The HBA Bursary

The HBA Conference Bursary was introduced in 1994 in memory of Brian Snowden, acknowledging his commitment to the Association and hospital radio. The bursary is now also dedicated to Ken Fulstow,...

2018 National Hospital Radio Awards Nominations Announced

  The nominations for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2018 have been announced. The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio...

Award Nominations 2018

  The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country. The awards are open to any HBA member station. The...