About us

Radio Stitch was formally Radio North Tees, it has been operating for 40 years providing a service to patients and staff at North Tees and Hartlepool hospitals.


The History of Radio Stitch

North Tees General Radio – 1975
Radio Stitch started life as a feasibility study by students of Stockton & Billingham Sixth Form College in 1975, resulting in North Tees General Radio, broadcasting by February 1976, before rebranding as Radio North Tees in 1991.

Radio North Tees – 1991
Many presenters have come and gone over the years, and as you can imagine, the equipment back then was a lot different to that used today.

Radio Stitch – 2013
Our studios have also undergone numerous refits over the years and we have recently completed the first phase of a major refurbishment programme of our complex at the North Tees Site. We continue to broadcast 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool on Audio Channel One of the Hospedia Bedside Entertainment System, as well as throughout various parts of both hospitals.