Part 5 Broadcasting Associations


A total of six hospital broadcasting associations have existed between 1958 and 2016; two in Holland, one in Republic of Ireland and three in the United Kingdom. 

The first such organisation was the United Kingdom based “National Association of Hospital Broadcasters”. 

In 1995 only two broadcasting associations were in operation; the UK based “National Association of Hospital Broadcasting Organisations”, with over 300 members and the Dutch organisation “Vereniging Huisomroepen Nederland”. 

In 2016 three broadcasting associations were operating: Vereniging Huisomroepen Nederland, Irish Hospital Radio Network and the National Association of Hospital Broadcasting Organisations (UK).