red dot radio

2 hour show every night

record requests every night 8 - 10p.m.
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Friends & Supporters

Shortbread House of Edinburgh

Hospedia - Sponsor

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'Heard It - Played It - Seen It'

'Donate It'

raising funds

Look for the yellow bin in the RVS canteen area

CDs, computer games and dvds can be turned into funds, so long as they have a bar code

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Welcome to red dot radio – one of over 200 hospital radio stations in Britain. Our programmes are available in:

  • Western General Hospital
  • Royal Victoria Building
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

The mainstay of our programmes is the nightly request show from 8pm - 10pm where the patients choose all the music..

If you want to make a request for a friend or relative in hospital you can email:

see recent top 40 data here

!!!Top 40 2023!!!

Top 40 2022 (part year)

Top 40 2021

Top 40 2020

Top 40 2019

Top 40 2018

Top 40 2017

Top 40 2016

Visit our LIVE studio WEBCAM! Web Camera
(only available between 7 & 10 PM)


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Follow us around the site and see who we are. Support or Join our little group of hard working volunteers. We visit patients, play music and bring a smile to those who need it most.

Join red dot radio

red dot radio is always looking for talent. Read through our information pack and complete the application form today!

Bring a little joy to patients through the radio!


Border Bicuits

Shortbread House of Edinburgh - main sponsors of the request shows.

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a little tale of the latest studio refurb!

Latest News

100 Club for 2023/24

July 2024


And the winner of the

July draw is:



Congratulations to

John & Sheila Arnott

one of our own and supporter

of the 100 club


all remaining draws £25 prize


A few subscriptions remain at just £10 for entry to all the remaining draws

Don't Delay Do It Today!

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Biscuit News !

red dot radio is delighted that Shortbread House of Edinburgh is our sponsor for our nightly competitions. Winners may choose from a variety of flavours of shortbread, bites and sables.

many thanks to.....



for their donations on our

JustGiving page










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