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Listen Live:

Fun Day 2023....

A big Thank You to everyone that attended and supported our Family Fun Day on the 29th May 2023


See our Fun Day Page: See you in 2024

Welcome to Hospital Radio Colchester.

Our service is available, FREE of charge, 24 hours a day on channel 1 on your Hospedia bedside unit.

If you are unsure how to tune in please ask a member of staff.


Hospital Radio Colchester is a registered charity which is funded by charitable contributions and the various

fundraising events that we run throughout the year.


We have been in existence for almost 60 years, and broadcast our services 24/7 to hospital patients across the Colchester area. It is a completely free service, run by volunteers that aims to make a patients stay in hospital a bit more enjoyable.


If you would like to know more about the history of the station, please see the history section under the "About Us" menu above.

During the Covid-19 pandemic we continued to provide our dedicated service but like many charities we have not been able to undertake as many fundraising activities as we would usually do.


If you would like to make a donation to support Hospital Radio Colchester please click on the CAF Donations link.



Laura Ran 1/2 Marathon

New Patients Magazine

Hospital Radio Colchester volunteer Laura Lee Pooran ran the Colchester half marathon for Hospital Radio Colchester.  See the full details here


Our new patient magazine celebrating our 60th anniversary has been published, check out the details on our new page here

Request Show Sponsorship

We are delighted that Tendring Careline has continued to sponsor the nightly Hospital Radio Colchester Request Show for another year. see details

Requests for Patients & Staff


01206 756400 or

*800 - If you are currently a patient in the hospital and have access to one of the 'Hospedia' bedside units. This is a free call.



Click on the Get A Request 


The Hospital Radio Colchester Request Show is proudly sponsored by Tendring Careline


Click their logo to find out more information

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