Broadcasting to Patients in Reading's Hospitals Since 1957

 Q. How do I hear Hospital Radio Reading?

A. The patients within the hospital are able to hear the service via their bedside units.  We can be found on Channel 45 of the bedside Hospedia entertainment service and remember all radio channels on Hospedia are free.  We are also now available online via our website and also on the TuneIn app on mobile phones.  The focus of our programming remains with patients in Hospital, but we can now be heard by patients in other local hospitals if they wish to listen.

Q. How do I contact you?

A. Please refer to the contact us page

Q How do I join?

A. If you are interested in joining the team please write or email The Membership Secretary, via the addresses on the contact page.

Q. How much time am I expected to devote?

All of our members are volunteers and most have jobs or other full time commitments therefore we would be grateful for around 3 – 4 hours each week of your spare time, ideally at evenings or weekends.

Q. Who is the most requested artist?

A. At the last check, the most requested artists were Frank Sinatra, Elvis presley, Queen, Beatles, and Abba.


About HRR

Hospital Radio Reading (HRR) is the hospital radio station which broadcasts to the patients at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading via the Hospedia Entertainment system and online via this website.

Registered Charity Number: 244974

Reading Hospital Broadcasting Service.