red dot radio

2 hour show every night

To request a song / record for a friend or relative:

Call: 0131 537 5353

Or e-mail:

red dot radio in action

Friends & Sponsors

St Andrew's Timber
John Lewis - Sponsor
Hospedia - Sponsor
Lothian Buses - Sponsor
Elliot Hire Services - 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..

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


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

Border Biscuits - main sponsors of the request shows.






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Latest News

100 Club for 2016-17
April Draw


Congratulations to:

Bill Fowlie - congratulations

Next draw May


ESMS pupils raise £203.67!!

Pupils from Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools performed a Christmas concert at the Royal Infirmary on Thursday 22nd December. It raised a total of 203.67!!! Thank you all.


EGMC concert collection raises £440.08!!


The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus has supported various charities and local groups over the years.   This year they have chosen red dot radio and we are looking forward to working with them to help us raise funds.

Many thanks to all those who helped with the concert collection.

EGMC Click here 


Send a text to 70070

Use the texting service on your mobile phone to make a donation up to £10.

e.g. to donate 5 text: DOTT13 £5

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