Studio visit from City of Durham Parish Council

We were very pleased to welcome the City of Durham Parish Council and to show them around the Durham Hospitals Radio studios. The photo shows Council Chair Alan Doig (wearing headphones), Eileen Thompson (catch her shows on Tuesday nights with Nikki, Friday afternoons, and Saturday nights) Tony Taulbut (with the beard, our amazing engineer) and…

DHR have been shortlisted for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2022

DHR are thrilled to have been shortlisted in 5 categories for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2022 by the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA). The HBA is the national charity that supports and promotes Hospital Broadcasting in the UK. Specialist Music Programme:Eileen Thompson – Durham Hospitals Radio Best Special Event:Eileen Thompson – Durham Hospitals Radio Female…

DHR concert: 15 October 2021

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the DHR concert at Spennymoor Town Hall. It was a great evening and Chance Drama and the award winning Fishburn Brass band were excellent. Feedback has been very positive and the evening was enjoyed by all.   Many thanks to Peter for organising the concert and…

Thank you to Tony

Tony Taulbut is Durham Hospitals Radio’s amazing engineer, and has done tireless work over the years to keep us going, especially during Covid. Without his input and technical expertise DHR would probably not operate as successfully.  Tony’s hard work allows us all to do the thing we love the most, which is presenting radio shows…

Great North Run 2021

Durham Hospitals Radio’s very own Eileen along with husband Ray did the Great North Run on 12 September, to raise money for Durham Hospitals Radio. Eileen and Ray completed the Great North Run in an amazing 2 hours and 35 minutes. Here they are at the finish line, where their grand daughter Isabella was there to…

Return of Live Broadcasting

Durham Hospitals Radio has returned to live broadcasting Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages to see who is on air each evening. Go to the home page and click on the “listen live” button. We are adhering to social distancing and following Covid 19 guidance and so will not be visiting the…

National Hospital Broadcast Awards 2021

Well done to Dawn and Eileen for being nominated for the “Best Female Presenter” category in the National Hospital Broadcast Awards 2021. Although we weren’t amongst the winners this year, our submissions were of the highest standard and we can be justifiably proud of them. We look forward to participating again next year! You can…

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…