The station is a volunteer run registered charity, committed to providing entertainment 24 hours per day for the patients and staff of Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock.
The station provides as much live output as possible between 8am and 10pm each day. Night time and empty daytime slots are covered by pre-recorded material, meaning that there is always something to listen to. HBSA is available free of charge to all patients on channel No 1 (Radio) of the Hospedia bedside terminals.
Broadcasting from two custom-built studios within Crosshouse Hospital, the station has a friendly atmosphere and aims to provide a unique broadcasting service.
The station has a long history in Ayrshire, with many presenters moving onto to various careers in radio or media industry.