Clinical studies suggest the power of music can improve medical outcomes, reduce pain and anxiety and improve the overall quality of life*.
Music is even said to participate in medical treatment and shorten stays.
Following seven years of 100.9FM’s award-winning radio program connecting those on the outside with their loved ones on the inside – Inside Out, Noongar Radio now gets admitted into hospitals across WA bringing together patients out of country with family, friends and shout outs.
Noongar Radio is now launching Hospital Hotline, live from Perth’s Fiona Stanley Hospital Tuesday May 2nd 9am to midday.
Regular programs can then be heard with host Big Girl every Tuesday morning at 10.
And the songs that are said to heal best?
According to Nashville-based Music Health Alliance the top three are Johnny Cash’s We Must Believe in Magic, Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds and the Louis Armstrong classic It’s a Wonderful World.
*Source: Harvard Medical School