Ham Radio and the NHS

There is an initiative to link ham radio with the NHS. This is being driven by Paul Devlin from the NHS Improvements Team, and the project is being done under the banner of the GB1NHS permanent amateur radio callsign.

To find out more about the initiative, please see the following links:

What has GB1NHS done so far?

GB1NHS launched at the National Radio Centre in May 2018, and has been involved with promoting the “End PJ Paralysis” campaign, as well as promoting various health initiatives. It was also active in support of the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance in 2019.

GB1NHS – encouraging NHS staff to get on-air to promote health initiatives
Paul Devlin from GB1NHS, on-air with the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
Paul Devlin (right) being interviewed for a feature on the hospital radio network

Want to know more

Here is a short interview broadcast on Southend Hospital Radio, which is part of the network of UK hospital radio stations:

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Pilot making contact with radio amateurs to promote the service

Want to know more or get involved?

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