Radio Brockley is 52 Years Old!

Radio Brockley, London’s longest-running hospital radio station, celebrates its 52 birthday today. The station was started on 2nd October 1966 by six volunteers who had previously volunteered at Radio Edgware. The hospital’s engineer at the time, Jack Upton, set up the station in a disused air-raid shelter near to the old “intensive care” unit. The shelter had a leaky roof […]

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Mending Minds Programme Reaches Big New Audience

Radio Brockley’s newly launched Mental Health programme – “Mending Minds” has been reaching out to a large new audience. Since its launch in July, well over 300 people have listened to the first few programmes online, as well as the audience in the hospital listening on Monday evenings. The programme is introduced by Sharon Keaney from The Disability Foundation, another […]

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Abba remain at No.1 in June Request Chart

The requests kept rolling in for Abba on Radio Brockley in June, as they remained the most requested artists for the second month in a row by patients of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. It’s the third time they have topped our monthly poll this year, just holding off challenges by Elvis Presley who remained at No.2 and […]

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Elvis Presley tops April Request Chart

Elvis Presley climbed back up 9 places to become the most requested artist on Radio Brockley in April, reclaiming the top spot and knocking the previous month’s No.1 Abba out of the monthly Top 10. Elvis was last at the top spot in January. Ed Sheeran climbed three places to finish in second place. Completing the top 5 were Frank […]

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The Disability Foundation introduce Hypnotherapy

The Disability Foundation (TDF) are another charity based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Radio Brockley has been working on a series with the charity, introducing the various complimentary therapies they offer. TDF are open Mondays to Saturdays and offer a range of holistic therapies including acupuncture, chiropody, counselling, massage, osteopathy, reflexology, reiki, and yoga therapy. You can find […]

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Radio Brockley Supports RNOH Awards Night

Radio Brockley members turned out to support the RNOH’s big annual awards ceremony – the Staff Achievement Awards. The station has been providing the music for the event and interviewing the winners for a number of years now, and this year was more involved than ever. The event was held at the Village Hotel in Elstree and the highlights were […]

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Elvis Presley tops January Request Chart

Elvis Presley was the most requested artist on Radio Brockley in January, topping our monthly chart for the second month in a row, and the fifth time in the last six months. He finished ahead of Adele, Mariah Carey, Bing Crosby and Abba in our monthly poll of most requested artists at the RNOH. The most requested song of the […]

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RNOH launches “On The Mend” campaign

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital has launched a new campaign called “On The Mend”, which is designed to help patients speed up the recovery process by keeping active after surgery. Many patients feel anxious about leaving their beds for the first time after surgery, but staying in bed for too long afterwards can slow the recovery time down and increase […]

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