Join Dr Radha Modgil as she talks to exciting guests about their health, wellbeing and all things social prescribing.

On the podcast: Daz Dooler

2021-07-19T12:00:35+01:00

In the last episode of the current season of Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil speaks to social prescribing link worker Darren (Daz) Dooler. Daz Dooler has worked for Live Well Wakefield for 18 months as a ‘Self Help Support Worker’. Having become involved in the Expert Patients Programme (formerly part of South West Yorkshire Partnership) and completing the General Self-Management Community Course, he moved forward to become a volunteer for the service and trained to become a tutor. He then went on to become a governor at SWYFT and started his own community group The S.M.a.S.H Society. Here he ensures [...]

On the podcast: Daz Dooler2021-07-19T12:00:35+01:00

On the podcast: Justin Moorhouse

2021-06-30T20:45:45+01:00

On our latest episode of Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil speaks to comedian Justin Moorhouse. Describing himself as a 'comedian then dog walker then parent', Justin is a busy bloke! Normally found on the road touring up and the country for his comedy shows, Justin had to adapt through the pandemic and turned his hand to podcasting, volunteering and heading out into nature - while still making everyone he meets keel over with laughter. In this episode, Justin talks about how volunteering has helped his own mental health and why connecting with people is so important - specially to tackle [...]

On the podcast: Justin Moorhouse2021-06-30T20:45:45+01:00

Podcast on Prescription with Kamal Hyman Ellis

2021-06-03T14:07:46+01:00

On our latest episode of Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil speaks to motivational speaker and spoken word artist, Kamal Ellis-Hyman.  With a passion for raising young people’s aspirations regardless of their circumstances. He has been a Youth MP for Peterborough, an Olympic Torchbearer and was awarded Peter Jones’ National Entrepreneur of the Year. Kamal founded Aim A Little Higher, and delivers assemblies, workshops and programmes based around themes of self-awareness, clarity of purpose and work ethic working with over 40,000 students across the UK.   Kamal himself transformed from performing less well than he wanted to in his mocks GCSEs to achieving 7A’s & 2A*’s and he now uses [...]

Podcast on Prescription with Kamal Hyman Ellis2021-06-03T14:07:46+01:00

On the podcast today: Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

2021-05-20T13:24:13+01:00

On our latest episode of Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil speaks to the incredibly inspiring Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.  As well as a 5 x Gold medal winner, Paralympic Games competitor, world record holder, President of Sports Leaders UK, Chair of UK Active, Chancellor for Northumbria University, President of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Vice-President of the Local Government Association, and one our trustees, Tanni has many achievements and accolades under her belt.  In this episode, Tanni talks about the challenges she's faced throughout her career and how she’s motivated herself to get to where she has. With Dr Radha, they also discuss the ways social prescribing helps people's long-term health and wellbeing and the important role link workers have to support this.  Listen to the podcast now [...]

On the podcast today: Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson2021-05-20T13:24:13+01:00

Podcast on Prescription with Kevin Duala

2021-05-10T12:03:19+01:00

On our latest Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil chats to TV presenter Kevin Duala.  Kevin has been a footballer, a dancer and now as a TV presenter for the past 20 years, including presenting The One Show. One very notable campaign he was involved with was The One Show’s crutch amnesty, which encouraged people to return their aides when no longer being used. He also presented BBC1's consumer series Health: Truth or Scare, which debunks the headlines about the facts around health.  Kevin currently coaches young offenders between the ages of 18-24, as a life coach, for the Community Rehabilitation Company. These sessions engage young people in practical skills, [...]

Podcast on Prescription with Kevin Duala2021-05-10T12:03:19+01:00
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