Leeds Hospital Radio to dedicate Christmas Eve hour to song requests for patients to raise money for charity

A new song request show on Leeds Hospital Radio on Christmas Eve will allow anyone to request a song for an inpatient by making a donation to charity.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 11:45 am
Leeds General Infirmary

The "Hospital Happy Hour" show will broadcast at 7pm to 8pm on Thursday.

Songs for hospital patients can be requested with a minimum donation of £1 made towards Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charity Leeds Cares.

Patients will be informed that a song has been requested for them in the show on Hospedia Channels 5 and 6.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Leeds Cares supports NHS staff and works with local communities, schools and business across the city to provide an additional £5 million in additional funding for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust each year.

Song requests can be made here.A tweet from the Leeds Hospitals Patient Experience Team said: "Hospital Happy Hour!

"A new song request show broadcasting on Leeds Hospital Radio on Christmas Eve 7-8 pm.

"Anyone can request a song for an inpatient via https://leeds-cares.org/product/hospital-happy-hour/

"We will let the patient know that a song has been requested to bring some Christmas cheer."