News archive: NHS 70

  • The article in On Air magazine

    Our NHS celebrations make the news

    Radio Clatterbridge has been given the lead article in the latest issue of the industry publication for hospital radio. Our recent celebrations to mark 70 years of the NHS at Clatterbridge Health Park was given top billing in On Air…

  • An NHS worker takes to the airwaves

    Praising the NHS with tea, coffee and cake!

    Radio Clatterbridge has helped celebrate the 70th birthday of the National Health Service by partying like it was 1948. We joined workers, patients and volunteers to mark the historic milestone with a series of special programmes.

  • Gaynor Westray (Credit: @westraygaynor)

    Nursing Director opens up about NHS cancer care

    A senior hospital manager has told Radio Clatterbridge about her own personal experience of the NHS after being treated three times for cancer. Gaynor Westray, Director of Nursing at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals, was speaking as part of the 70th birthday…

  • Barney Schofield (Credit: The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre)

    Cancer Centre to invest in Clatterbridge

    Listeners have been told that The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre will continue to invest in its Wirral site despite some services moving to Liverpool. It comes as the hospital celebrated the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.

  • Clatterbridge nurse Kathy Shirley

    Septuagenarians share their NHS stories

    Three septuagenarians have been sharing their personal stories of the NHS with Radio Clatterbridge. The trio, who were all born in the same year as the health service was formed, were talking as part of a special week of programmes to…

  • The opening of Clatterbridge's Regional Radiotherapy Centre on 28th March 1958 (Credit: The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre)

    Celebrating the NHS at 70

    Radio Clatterbridge is joining the rest of the UK in celebrating the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service. The NHS was launched here in the north west by Aneurin Bevan, the health secretary at the time, at Manchester's Park Hospital…

  • John Crane talks all things auctioneering

    John Crane’s soaring praise for the NHS

    Radio Clatterbridge's art and antiques expert is back behind the microphone after experiencing the good work of the NHS at first hand. John Crane revealed he has been recovering from a chest problem.