A Football Fan Compliments BHBN Radio & Birmingham City FC

BHBN Radio, as well as broadcasting Birmingham City FC football commentaries from St Andrews, supplies commentaries for the Sight Impaired fans using closed circuit transmitters and receivers loaned out for each match by the club. It was wonderful to see this post by a fan on X (formerly known as Twitter), complimenting our service and especially Kym Smith for her descriptive commentary.

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Permission given to display post by @Linzie P

Bedside Unit?

If you're currently staying at Birmingham Heartlands, Good Hope or Solihull Hospital as a patient, you might be tuned in right now, enjoying our complimentary broadcast. There are numerous other features available on the Bedside Units. Including television, movies, sports, phone calls and hospital information.

The radio, morning television and outgoing phone calls, are all provided free of charge. Within the Hospital Information section, you'll discover valuable resources such as a patient safety video to ensure your well-being.

Should you require any assistance with your TV Bedside Unit, simply reach out by picking up the phone and pressing 'Customer Care' to connect with our dedicated customer service team. Or you can Google, Hospedia FAQ, to access our resource page.

BHBN Radio's Jingle Bells Evening at Herberts Yard Longbridge

19th December 2023

Photographs by Godfrey Pitt & Maurice Bourne

BHBN Radio Celebrates Wins, Long Service Awards

& The End of the 70th Anniversary

On the 18th October a select group of BHBN Radio Members enjoyed an evening of celebration. With a Prosecco welcome and a excellent buffet provide by the catering staff of Bournville Garden Village.

During the evening members received Long Service Awards from Vice Chairman Dave Horton, Bob Bartlett an amazing 50 years, David Horton 40 years, David Elliott 35years Jan Millington 10 years. Donna Joseph, who now resides on the Caribbean Island of Dominica received her certificate by email for 10 years service.

BHBN Radio's Marathon Live Weekender brings to an end
a year of celebration

by Kira Hughes

On the 26th and 27th of August, our team here at BHBNradio banded together to keep the airwaves live for the weekend, lasting 40 hours!
As well as accepting donations for the charity of hospital radio, this event was exciting for our members and listeners. Broadcasting a wide spread of programmes with a great range of music from different decades and genres, not forgetting that special intimacy of enjoying live presenters taking requests and keeping you company.
Speaking on behalf of my team and I’m sure they’ll agree… we can not wait to do this again!

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BHBN Radio's Paul Stanley interviewed during 'Back to the Start' with Greatest Hits Radio presenter Ken Bruce

by Kira Hughes

As the NHS celebrates its 75th birthday, Greatest Hits Radio presenter Ken Bruce went ‘Back to the Start’ for an hour long special looking at the world of hospital radio.

Paul Stanley BHBNradio's Gold Winner of Best Male Presenter at the HBA awards this year was proudly interviewed by Jo Russell on the programme.
Paul has always presented himself perfectly, professional, proud, and incredibly humble with an uplifting tone and a sense of humour. he shares his passion for radio, his team, and his wonderful achievements. Paul followed his interview with a fantastic request and sentiment, "The Bluebells - Young At Heart.

Paul has been wholeheartedly committed to BHBNradio since 2017, and throughout this time, he has done so much for patients, listeners, and his team around him. He is endlessly committed to events, interviews, and on hand to be a happy helper whenever needed. Paul is a lively, lovable, loyal member of BHBNradio.


featured in the BHBN Morning Show, broadcast Monday to Friday at 10am
& on Kids Time With Kira on Sundays at 2pm

The Author - Eugenie Summerfield
The late Eugenie Summerfield began her writing career creating stories for BBC Radio Four’s children’s programmes. These included the national favourites, Listen With Mother, Let’s Join In and Listening Corner.  More than 100 of her stories were broadcasted on these programmes, and it was on Listen With Mother that Wriggly Worm made his first appearance, winning the hearts of listeners, young and old.  Over a number of years,  Eugenie also wrote for Yorkshire TV’s programme My World, as well as a number of children’s books, including Nelson’s Story Chest series – and of course the published collections of the Wonderful Wriggly Worm stories: Wonderful Wriggly Worm and Wonderful Wriggly Worm Rides Again. Eugenie died in February 2016, in Gloucestershire

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