Royal Free Radio
At Chase Farm Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital the radio station is called Royal Free Radio, part of the Royal Free Charity. Royal Free Radio provide a 24/7 programme of record requests, information for patients, local and national news, interviews, quizzes and other items of interest.
The service has been running at Chase Farm Hospital for over 50 years and was previously known as Radio Enfield. It is one of the country's longest serving hospital radio stations. It can also be heard at North Middlesex University Hospital.
Royal Free Radio is provided by volunteers and is free of charge to patients. It can be heard on the Hospedia bedside system on channel 1 at the Royal Free Hospital and on TV channel 800 - the default channel - at Chase Farm Hospital. It can also be heard via the website royalfreeradio.co.uk
Request programmes are broadcast Sunday to Friday evenings from 8pm to 10pm. Requests can be telephoned in by calling 020 8363 6000 any time (normal call charges apply) or via the Royal Free Radio website, royalfreeradio.co.uk
A special programme aimed at Dementia patients is broadcast on weekday afternoons from 4pm - the Sundown Sessions - made in conjunction with the Dementia Lead at the Royal Free. For more details see https://www.royalfree.nhs.uk/news-media/news/pioneering-sundown-dementia-sessions-launched/