National Hospital Radio Awards 2018

Didn’t we do well? Durham Hospitals Radio have won two awards at the National Hospital Radio Awards 2018 which was held at the De Vere Beaumont Estate in Windsor. John Middleton won bronze for the Best Special Event with his broadcast from Durham Regatta. The judges said this entry showed real high quality programming and…

Donation from the Durham City Freemen

The Durham City Freemen have made a donation of more than £700 to Durham Hospitals Radio, which has has been used to buy a lap-top, headphones with a boom mike and a VOIP telephone. These items will enable us at Durham Hospitals Radio to add a high-tech polish to our broadcasts. Our chairman, Terry Clough,…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2017

Didn’t she do well?! Our very own Dawn Finnigan won a silver award for the Special Event category at the National Hospital Radio Awards 2017. Dawn covered the Miner’s Gala in Durham.  The judges said they loved the coverage of the Miners Parade.  “Great at painting images in the listeners mind, with plenty of flavour…

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…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2016

Didn’t she do well?! Our very own Eileen Thompson was shortlisted for the Female Presenter of the Year in the National Hospital Radio Awards in 2016! Out of 220 entries, Eileen came an amazing 5th. The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the…