Sheffield Hospital Radio

Entertaining you with music, chat, news & sport 24 hours a day

Call 0114 271 2719 with your requests and dedications

Tune on on Channel 1 @ bedside

1431 AM medium wave @ the NGH

Over 40% of Sheffield hospital patients have no visiting family or friends, so we spend time with around 5,000 patients every year, chatting about anything and everything… except being poorly!

Royal Hallamshire Hospital    Jessop Maternity Wing 

Northern General Hospital    Weston Park Cancer Hospital 

We need to raise over £12,000 for patient services this year

YOUR help can make it happen


Sheffield Hospital Radio is an NHS registered charity staffed entirely by volunteers. Every penny raised is used to fund patient services.

Our supporters include:

Sheffield Hospitals Charity
Weston Park Hopsital Cancer Charity
Rutland Hotel Sheffield
Westfield Health
Sheffield RAG
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Rotary Club of Wortley

Brilliant Barrie

Since 2003, Barrie Clarke has devoted his time to Sheffield Hospital Radio. And now, he is receiving the recognition he deserves. The Committee have unanimously decided to award Barrie with honorary member status. But why? Well, not only does Barrie take on possibly... read more

Taking to the skies

Rich Oxley, our current vice-chair and treasurer is taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, in aid of Sheffield Hospital Radio. On the 16th April, Rich with two friends  will conquer (or hope to) three of the Yorkshire Dales toughest climbs. The group will... read more

Sharrow Vale Market – 17th April

Sheffield Hospital Radio will return to Sharrow Vale Market this April, brining with them music, dancing and of course the famous brown coated animal, Foxy! Our presenters will take to the rooftop of Otto’s Restaurant down on Sharrow Vale Road, to play the most... read more

The Year Ahead

Last week, Sheffield Hospital Radio held their Annual General Meeting at The Rutland Hotel, Sheffield. It marked the start of a very exciting year ahead for the charity. It was a good turnout for a fun-filled evening, which included a free prize draw and our Volunteer... read more

Substantial Donation given to the Radio by local charity

Sheffield Hospital Radio has received a financial boost thanks to a generous donation by a local charity. Sheffield and District Association for the Disabled has donated £1000 to the hospital radio that will allow the charity to continue its work with hospital... read more

Studio Fault – Mixing Desk Headphones

Hello All, When Barrie and I came to the studio this afternoon (Sunday 7th June), there was no sound coming through the headphone connection on the desk.  The station output was clearly going out live as the co-presenter headphone connection was working fine, but can... read more

And we’re Live! Again!

After a few weeks of essential studio maintenance, we are pleased to announce that all live shows can now recommence! I’m sure you’re all itching to get back to your shows, and now everything has been cleaned up and sorted out, this can happen. Thanks go... read more

Bedtime plays every day

Tune in to HBS every evening at 10pm to hear a specially produced Sheffield University Theatre Company play from a fabulous selection of new and old productions. Cinderella Reloaded The Ruffian on the Stair Brief encounter A Christmas Carol From Russia with Love... read more

Run a race in 2015

Sweat for hospital radio this summer The running season is upon us and there are lots of great opportunities to challenge yourself with a sponsored run for Sheffield Hospital Radio. If you’re running a race contact for a sponsorship... read more

Recognition for hospital radio presenters

Three of our team have received awards to recognise 15 years of volunteering. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held a ceremony to recognise its long serving volunteers. Among the 20 or so volunteers present at the ceremony were three of HBS’s... read more

Thanks to Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity

A recent £1,000 donation underlines the tremendous work that goes beyond medicine at Sheffield’s  Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, one of the leading specialist cancer treatment centres in the UK. We visit almost every patient in Weston Park Hospital,... read more

Autumn edition of Shine

Take a look at the latest edition of Shine, the Sheffield Hospitals Charity magazine for updates on what’s going on in other parts of our NHS Trust. Shine Autumn... read more

Summer Sessions – Acoustic Lilly

This summer, Sheffield Hospital Radio have decided to up root from our normal Hallamshire studio home, to a more public, and dare I say tropical setting. Welcome to the Sheffield Hospital Radio Summer Sessions! Live from the Winter Gardens. On Friday 1st August, a few... read more

Tesco Extra collection 30 August

Every little helps! Supermarket events are great fundraisers and Tesco have invited us to spend a day at their Tesco Extra store on Savile Street. Come along and join in to get your fundraising credits for... read more

Sharrow Vale Market 20 July 2014

What a way to get a suntan Once again we’re going to be on Sharrow Vale Road. This is a really popular event for getting your fundraising credits in so make sure that you book your place as early as... read more

The Second Story of the Sheffield Half

More Water! No Problem!  It must be said, that as an event, the 2014 Sheffield Half Marathon was a complete embarrassment. An embarrassment not only to the organisers, but to the city, and to the five thousand runners hoping to take on the challenge. However, on the... read more

The Sheffield Half Marathon story

No water? No problem! In short, the Sheffield Half Marathon was cancelled an hour after the race was due to start, because there was not enough water to ensure the safety of the competitors. What followed can only be described as a city of good hearts, true community... read more

Sharrow Vale Market 13 April 2014

 Join us for one of the biggest HBS fundraisers of the year. You can volunteer to DJ on the roadshow, be a collector, or dress up as our popular Foxy mascot for an hour or... read more

Radio advertising for your company

Advertise to be heard and support a good cause We have a limited number of opportunities for you to be able to advertise your company or brand throughout the Sheffield Hospital Radio network. Radio advertising is the most effective medium for getting your message into... read more

Flipping perfect pancakes!

Pancake Day always seems like one of those funny little things from our childhood that we can’t quite let go. As winter quietly slips into spring, and the days begin to get a little lighter at teatime, we look forward our annual batter meal. The origins of... read more

A statistic to make you think

Did you know that over 40% of patients do not get a visitor? Our volunteers going on to wards, collecting song requests and taking time for a chat may be the only non-medical contact a patient receives. You do not have to be into radio to help hospital radio and make... read more

Masquerade Ball for our cancer hospital

Our friends and supporters at the Weston Park Cancer Hospital are hosting a Masquerade Ball to raise funds for their local cancer hospital as a thank you for its dedicated care. Long-time friends, Melita Hawksworth, Michelle Loy and Katherine Stagg are organising the... read more

Musical shows a ‘strumming success’

When head teacher Dave Markham was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in 2010, his life was changed forever. But after coming to terms with the initial shock, he vowed to approach the challenge with the same positive attitude he has exerted throughout his life.... read more

Volunteers for Party In The Park 1/3/14

Join the HBS Roadshow at Party In The Park on Saturday 1st March @ St Peter’s Common Ground Nether Edge. Rotas for DJ’ing and collections are being put together now. If you’re available please confirm your attendance below. Online event registration... read more

The 2014 Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to the the Rutland Hotel at 7:15 pm on Tuesday 25th February for the 2014 Annual General Meeting. Dear All It’s that time of year again as we reach February, for the Annual General Meeting of Hospital Broadcasting Sheffield, kindly... read more