If you find yourself staying in St Richard's Hospital in Chichester there are several ways you can listen in to CHR;
1/ Listen in on the web using your smartphone or PC
2/ Listen using the Nursecall system and your bedside headphones
3/ Listen by tuning your own portable radio to 1431 AM [medium wave]. 
4/ Listen on HOSPICOM

How to find your preferred channel:

Each bed has a communications handset to enable you to call a nurse, switch on your light and tune into your favourite television or radio station.

A set of headphones is provided for personal comfort and the blue Channel Select button should be pressed to reach your chosen channel. Likewise the green button can be pressed to select the desired volume level.

Bedside Radio Channels:

1 (not allocated)        7 Classic FM  

2 (not allocated)        8 Spirit FM 

3 (not allocated)        9 Capital Gold  

4 (not allocated)        10 BBC Radio 4 FM  

5 BBC Radio I FM     11 Chichester Hospital Radio  

6 BBC Radio 2 FM    12 BBC Radio5Live  


Radio Services

  • Up to 5 FREE radio channels, including Chichester Hospital Radio, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, and Classic FM.
  • Patients can listen to the radio by simply selecting the "Listen to the Radio" facility on the HospiCom bedside terminal
  • FREE Talking Books for the visually impaired
  • Personal Talking Books service offered
  • Jukebox facility for additional listening pleasure

Telephone Services

  • A personal bedside telephone for every inpatient bed to make and receive telephone calls
  • Each telephone has a personal unique Direct Dial-In (DDI) number that can be contacted from anywhere in the world
  • No phone will ring more than five times without answer
  • Personal voicemail for all patients
  • Barring periods can be set for each individual bed, bay, ward specialty and/or site
  • Do not Disturb facility
  • TV Services
  • Standard 15 channel TV package
  • All Terrestrial TV Channels & 10 Satellite Channels of your choice
  • Pay-per-day film channels with personal pay-films to suit individual choice including latest release films
  • Free Lunchtime TV viewing for all beds
  • A selection of free TV channels in all children's wards
  • Barring Facilities for all channel viewing
  • Internet/e-mail Services
  • All bedside terminals offer access to menu driven Internet services
  • Full network security
  • Access to up to 6 ISPs for e-mail retrieval on-screen
  • Separate fax/modem connection for laptops/PC's
  • On-screen QWERTY keyboard.