The Patron of Hospital Radio Stafford is Dana Rosemary Scallon, probably better known as the singer Dana who won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest representing Ireland.
Her winning song ” All kinds of everything ” was adopted by early years Presenter the late George Mellet who used the song as his show signature.
During the week of HRS’s 50th Anniversary, Dana sent the following message to HRS Chair of Trustees Colin Smith:
My congratulations to all in Hospital Radio Stafford on this wonderful 50th anniversary of bringing enjoyment and support to so many people at a difficult time in their lives.
This wonderful achievement could not have happened without the generosity of the men and women who have volunteered their time and talent throughout these past fifty years.
I am both delighted and humbled to be a Patron of this outstanding hospital radio station. Long may you continue to bring happiness to so many people.
I wish you All Kinds of Everything good for the coming years.