Welcome to Southend Hospital Radio

Southend Hospital Radio is the radio service for Southend University Hospital, based in Southend-on-Sea, in Essex.

Our aim is to relieve the effects of sickness, infirmity and old age by providing a free, local radio service to patients in the hospital.

About us

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We’re on-air every weekday evening from 6pm, with our main show being the Request Show, where patients and relatives can select a favourite song. We’re also on-air at weekends. See our schedule for show times.

We offer two radio services:

  • Hospital Radio 1: This is our main station, where you will find our live shows – We cover a range of different style of music, chat and entertainment.
  • Hospital Radio 2:¬†We also provide a 24 hour “easy listening” music channel

We provide includes live commentary of Southend United F.C home matches.

2016 MagazinePatients can listen to us free from the bedside Premier TV system on Channels 8 and 9. Our service is free.

On the wards, look out for a copy of out 2016 Patient Magazine, which provides information about what we do, our shows, and profiles of some of our team. An onlline version is also available: Patient Magazine 2016

Southend Hospital Radio is a registered charity, and your support is very much appreciated.