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Hospital Radio

New categories for HBA awards

The 2008 Hospital Broadcasting Awards will see the introduction of two new categories. For the first time the Unsung Hero Award is being added, aiming to highlight the hard work carried out by…

RadioToday at Hospital Awards

The annual Hospital Broadcasting Awards were held last night at the Park Inn, Northampton and proved once again to be a great success, recognising talent from across the UK. Nearly 300 delegates…

300 enter hospital awards

This years National Hospital Radio Awards will take place on Saturday 31st March at the Park Hotel in Northampton, as part of the HBA's Spring Conference. This year the awards have attracted…

Marathon broadcast raises cash

Leicester General Hospital's radio station, Radio Gwendolen 1287AM has raised £1,300 through sponsorship of two presenters of taking part in a non-stop 24 hour broadcasting marathon. The cash…

Swindon farewell to radio mentor

Swindon broadcasters are paying tribute to Keith Suter who died recently at the age of 86. As a science and electronics teacher in several Swindon schools, Keith setup school radio stations in the…

Patient Podcasts from Kendal

Not wanting to miss the boat, Kendal Hospital Radio in Cumbria have joined the podcast revolution and decided to put audio of interviews onto their website. Ex-patients and general visitors will now…

Radio City host visits hospital

A nurse at Clatterbridge Hospital in Wirral has been named the favourite of patients by listeners to the hospital?s radio station ? Radio Clatterbridge. Zoe Jones, a staff nurse from the Stroke…

New studio for Reading

Hospital Radio Reading have become the latest hospital radio station to install the Sonifex S2 Solutions Studio Package. The station, known on-air as HRR took advantage of a move from Battle Hospital…

Hospital Radio Award Winners

The hospital broadcasting awards 2006 have taken place at The Hilton Hotel in Blackpool during the HBA spring conference weekend. The black tie evening started with a civic reception by the Mayor and…

Radio Glamorgan go non-stop

As part of Hospital Broadcasting Week 2006, Radio Glamorgan will be going 24 hours non-stop to raise money for charity. The Motley Crew will be taking part in the event which will air from Saturday…

Hospital Conference fully booked

The HBA Spring Conference and Awards taking place from Friday 31st March to Sunday 2nd April is now fully booked for people wanting to attend for the full weekend. Residential booking for Saturday…

Free Jingles for Hospital Radio

Devaweb and the Hospital Broadcasting Association are launching a special kit of jingles and voice-overs to celebrate ?Hospital Broadcasting Week.? The special week of programmes runs from 31st March…

Patientline welcomes Ofcom news

? Patientline is pleased to announce that Ofcom has closed its investigation into incoming call charges without finding any infringement by Patientline and without requiring any remedial action. ?…

Production Park offer free ID’s

For one week only (from October 8th to October 15th) ProductionPark.com are giving away free fully produced sweepers by top UK voice Dan Harper. The offer applies when you buy any one of the four…

Devaweb and HBA team up

Devaweb has teamed up with the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) to create a package of sweepers for radio stations across the UK to use during Hospital Broadcasting Week. The jingles, available…