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Advice regarding NHS Volunteers relating to COVID-19

NHS England & NHS Improvement have released advice for NHS volunteers in...

Statement regarding our Annual Conference

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) has decided to cancel its Annual Conference which was due to run from Friday 27th March to Sunday 29th March, including the National Hospital Radio Awards...

Public Health England Coronavirus Campaign

Public Health England is continually updating and sharing messages regarding Coronavirus / Covid 19 as well as monitoring the ongoing situation.  The Government has launched an expanded public...

Half price tickets to the ARIAS for HBA Members!

As part of HBA's affiliation with the Radio Academy, we're proud to be able to announce that The Radio Academy is offering an exclusive 50% discount to HBA Members for the ARIAS. ...

Supermarket Sweep for Radio Horton

The hospital, health and wellbeing radio station for Banbury and North Oxfordshire, Radio Horton scored a milestone in its fundraising efforts over the festive season after shoppers of two Banbury...

Mid Downs takes to Broadway

Over the years Mid Downs Radio (MDR) based in the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath has organised different fund-raising events which have involved current and past MDR presenters, friends and...

All change at Torbay!

There are changes afoot this year at Torbay Hospital Radio as the station celebrates 43 years of broadcasting from Torbay Hospital. A fresh new look will arrive during 2020. The station has teamed up...

World first for Hospital Radio Ipswich

Studio A at Hospital Radio Ipswich was full to overflowing recently as Roma Nicholson, her father Darren and media guru Glen White were interviewed. The shows host Lewis Old, ably assisted by HRI’s...

Listener leaves £25,000 donation in will

A former patient of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham has left the hospital’s radio station a £25,000 bequest. Retired engineer Patrick Grogan spent a lot of time at the QE listening to BHBN...

HBA to launch Digital Memories

To commemorate its Golden Jubilee, the Hospital Broadcasting Association is building its first digital archive of content from over the last fifty years. Since its inception in 1970, when the...