Coronavirus

In light of further coronavirus restrictions, it is with regret that Durham Hospitals Radio will suspend live broadcasting, until it becomes safe for us to broadcast from the studio. We look forward to a return to “normal service”. Broadcasting will continue on auto so we still have an output to patients at the University Hospital of North Durham. We…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2020

Durham Hospitals Radio had a great night at the National Hospital Radio Awards. We had three nominations and our very own Eileen Thompson won a silver award for the best speech package. The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) is the national charity that supports and promotes Hospital Broadcasting in the UK. The HBA has over 200 individual broadcasting stations, representing 1000s…

Hospital Broadcasting Association funding

Durham Hospitals Radio are delighted to have received £1750 from the Hospital Broadcasting Association. The HBA is a national charity that supports and promotes Hospital Broadcasting in the UK. Patients in many UK hospitals benefit from programmes designed to make life better for people in hospital and aid their recovery. Click here for the HBA…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2019: winners

Didn’t we do well at the National Hospital Radio Awards in Stoke on Trent! We won an amazing three awards: Bronze Award for Best Female Presenter: Eileen Thompson The judges described Eileen as someone with a really nice voice, clear, warm and smiley. One said “she made me smile, I really liked her. Good content…

Free wi fi

You can now access free wi fi in the University Hospital of North Durham – see the poster below for details…. That means you can listen to Durham Hospitals Radio at www.dhradio.org.uk

Internet only broadcasting

Durham Hospitals Radio is currently unable to broadcast to patients at the University Hospital of North Durham. This is because the company who supplies the bedside units, Hospedia, has removed all of the units. However, we are still broadcasting on the internet, and our programme schedule on week nights will remain the same: 7pm Early show…