Pro-active team demonstrate hospital radio’s alive and well

The Rev Canon Bob White with representatives of the groups involved in our Christmas campaignh run with churches in Portsmouth - Comfort and Joy

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Hats off to the team at Haslar Hospital Radio, who stood out in the wind and rain last Saturday on Lee-on-the-Solent seafront.

They may have raised just £50, but the way they have increased awareness of their service is priceless.

They certainly seem to be the most pro-active of charities, as I’m always seeing them out and about or in The News.

I bet many thought hospital radio had died a death, but these guys show it’s still alive and well.

As a former presenter of such a service on the Isle of Wight, I know from personal experience how comforting their efforts are to their listeners and how much their bedside visits are appreciated.