Author: PaulG

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…

Coverage of Durham Women FC home matches

Durham Hospitals Radio continue to broadcast live coverage of Durham Women FC’s home matches in the FA Women’s Championships. 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 – you can see…

The History of Hospital Radio

Durham Hospitals Radio is part of a story that can trace its beginnings back almost a century to the United States. The earliest known hospital radio station is thought to have begun its operation in the Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington D.C. in May 1919. With the world just returning to peace following the…