Programme Schedule

Daytime (Weekdays)

Midnight Music Mix: Great songs & updates from around the hospital.
7am The Breakfast Show: Two hours of morning music and chat whilst you’re waiting for breakfast to come around. Dave Gowland
10am Comedy Corner: 30 minutes of classic comedy from the BBC, such as Dad’s Army, Yes Minister, To The Manor Born, Hancock’s Half Hour, or Fawlty Towers
10:30am Music Mix: Songs chosen by the patients plus fun facts and interviews.
Midday Health Radio Today: An hour-long special from the NHS with health tips, interviews and suggestions to get you home faster.
1pm Music Mix: Songs from the last 6 decades mixed with hospital news.
2pm Comedy Corner: More Classic BBC comedy
2:30-5pm Music Mix: Our mix of popular songs and handy information.

Monday Evenings

5pm Sounds from the 80s: Classic songs from probably the best decade ever, with news stories and extracts from your favourite TV shows  – Pete Sipple
6pm The Alternative Hour: A unique mix of alternative musicDave Green
7pm Hit & Miss Show: Each week music and news from a different year, with the top 20 songs and ones that weren’t so lucky. Ken Rudland
8pm The Request Show: You choose the music. See our ward staff, email us, or text us to hear your favourite song
10pm Music Mix: Great songs mixed with fun facts and updates from around the hospital.

 

Tuesday Evenings

5pm Abba, Beatles or Carpenters: Classic songs from one of the world’s greatest groupsRichard James
6pm Film, Stage and Classical: A mix of well-known classics from the stage and silver screenMaurice Jardine
7pm The Music Hour: One-off music shows from our team
8pm The Request Show: You choose the music. See our ward staff, email us, or text us to hear your favourite song
10pm Music Mix: Great songs mixed with fun facts and updates from around the hospital.

 

Wednesday Evenings

3pm Southend Hospital Radio Kids: Music, jokes, quizzes and interviews from Neptune Children’s WardKara & Kathryn
5pm Early Evening: An hour of top music tracks to start your eveningDave Gowland
6pm 50s & 60s CD Show: A random assortment of golden oldies brought to life on CDSimon James
7pm Solid Gold 70s: Re-live those 1970’s musical memoriesDave Gold
8pm The Request Show: You choose the music. See our ward staff, email us, or text us to hear your favourite song
10pm Sound of the Pirates: From a ship moored off the Southend coast, each week a different year celebrating the heady pirate radio daysTrevor Byford
   

 

Thursday Evenings

5pm The National Request Show: The most requested songs from hospital radio stations around the UK
6pm Sixty Minute Shakedown: The best from a different genre, subject matter or a partricular band or artistGary Rushman
7pm All The Number Ones: Each week a new theme, revolving around chart-toppersLawrie Kurn
8pm The Request Show: You choose the music. See our ward staff, email us, or text us to hear your favourite song
10pm Ladies Night: 60 minutes of the finest solo and group female voices in the world
11pm Music Mix: Great songs mixed with fun facts and updates from around the hospital.

 

Friday Evenings

5pm The Rock & Pop Years: Featuring a particular year between 1965 and 1985 – Jim Bassett
6pm Magical Mystery Tour: Wander through our musical archives for two hours Charlie Palmer
8pm The Request Show: You choose the music. See our ward staff, email us, or text us to hear your favourite song
10pm Ultra Sonic Journeys: A guided tour of melodic soundscapes and etherial skylines that span the decadesSteve Burley

 

Saturday

Midnight Music Mix: Great songs mixed with updates from around the hospital.
10am Sounds of the States: American songs, together with local informationRaj Chatterjee
11am FrequencyCast30 minutes of award-winning technology and gadget news. Repeated Wednesday at 11am
11:30am Music Mix: Songs chosen by the patients plus fun facts.
2pm Southend Hospital Radio Kids: Music, jokes, quizzes and interviews from Neptune Children’s WardKara & Kathryn
3pm The National Request Show: The most requested songs from hospital radio stations around the UK
5pm Ultra Sonic Journeys (Repeat) – Steve Burley
7pm Saturday Night Rock Show: The best rock bands from around the world, plus some local bands – Richard James
9pm Saturday Night At The Movies: Back-to-back classic movie tracks
10pm Night Flight: Two hours of the finest night-time music

 

Sunday

Midnight Music Mix: Great songs mixed with updates from around the hospital.
10am Oldies but Goldies: Featuring the biggest songs and historical events from the 60s to the 90s  – Bazzy S
12pm It’s Country: 2 hours of country music, past and present, including the Hot Country Top 20 chartKenny B
2pm Sunday Prescription: Every show with a different themeLainey M
4pm Musical Moments: A plethora of songs from classic and contemporary musical and cinema soundtracks – Jonathan Buxton & Nicholas Bright
5pm F.Y.E: News, music and chat ‘For Your Entertainment’ – Nigel Dee & Liam Maxwell
6pm Chartbreakers: The best new music of the week, the top 5 downloads Richard James
8pm Sunday Night Selection (Dave Green & Jemma George)
10pm Music Mix: Great songs mixed with fun facts and updates from around the hospital.