The Cheviot Challenge: 17th June 2017

She did it! Our very own Eileen from Durham Hospitals Radio climbed The Cheviot in Northumberland on Saturday 17th June (in the baking heat!), to raise money for us. Durham Hospitals Radio is run by volunteers and we keep the patients, their families and friends entertained 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Eileen’s fundraising…

Great North Run Mini – 9 Sept 2017

Martha & Matthew

Martha who is five (and is Durham Hospitals Radio’s youngest member) and her best friend Matthew (who is six) are doing a joint fundraise this year for Durham Hospitals Radio. They will be doing the Great North Run Mini on 9th September. If you would like to donate then please visit the page below:

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…

Coverage of Durham Women FC home matches


Durham Hospitals Radio continue to broadcast live coverage of Durham Women FC’s home matches in the Women’s Super League from New Ferens Park. Our own John Middleton provides the commentary, so if you would like to have a listen, then all you need to do is click on the “listen live” button on this website…