Petition against the disappearing night nurse

Astrid de Jong

The NPO made Friday announced that the current nachtprogrammering in 2019 on the shovel and night nurse, in which listeners all may ask, in the new schema in the night from Saturday to Sunday to hear will be. The initiators of the petition are not to speak.

“We do not agree with the decision of the NPO to cut down on the fantastic program night nurse that is sent out on the Thursday night between 02:00 to 06:00. To our dismay, to express, we start this petition in the hope that the NPO bosses what decide otherwise”, is there to read. The petition is now slightly more than 300 people signed. Presenter Astrid de Jong on Twitter reacted to the action. “Ah… pointless, but heart-warming,” she writes.


“In the new programming comes between 02.00 and 04.00 hours to a fixed program in which the” beautiful, amazing and special moments of Radio 1 earlier that day to be mixed with new material in the field of history and science”, as did a spokesman previously know. In the period between 04.00 and 06.00 hours, there will be a new horizontal program to be broadcast in which ” the focus is more on the interaction with the listeners.”

According to the NPO is the new programming is not a spending cut: the premise of the night is the innovation and renewal. By the new programming get multiple programs that are now in the night to be broadcast a place at a different time.

The program of Omroep Max is considered as a phenomenon on the Dutch radio. The show is very popular among older listeners.

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