Author: PaulG

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…