Music & Memories with HRH The Prince of Wales

Oldham Hospital Radio Cavell to air royal broadcast

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, has recorded a special hour long programme to say thank you to volunteers of hospital, health and wellbeing radio stations for their work in keeping communities connected and patients entertained during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The programme, Music & Memories with HRH The Prince of Wales, which will be broadcast to the patients, staff and visitors at The Royal Oldham Hospital on Radio Cavell on Sunday 4th July 2021 at 12:00 noon features some of The Princes favourite tracks, from artists including The Three Degrees; Diana Ross; Barbara Streisand and Edith Piaf to name but a few.

In the programme, which will also be broadcast across the country on member stations of the Hospital Broadcasting Association, The Prince of Wales highlights the work volunteers have done over the last year, explaining that the role of hospital radio has been even more important during these current times, providing an invaluable service to patients, staff and families and reminisces on key life memories where music plays a significant role.

His Royal Highness’s thanks was also extended to NHS Staff and volunteers across the country, with The Prince citing he has been “profoundly impressed by the dedication shown by NHS staff, marvelling time and time again at the sheer resilience and indomitable spirit shown by everyone throughout the pandemic”.

Listeners in the Royal Oldham Hospital can listen free of charge on the Hospedia bedside entertainment system "Radio Channel 5" or on any radio on "1350AM".