Health and Wellbeing Expert
Dr Radha Modgil has been an energetic, trusted and creative voice for wellbeing since 2008.
As an NHS GP, television, radio and podcast broadcaster and author she is on a mission to bring about positive change in the world and empower everyone to make small, tangible yet powerful changes that they want to improve their quality of life. She believes that every individual is their own often untapped powerhouse of wellbeing knowledge and life experience. Her love for her work comes from a desire to connect people across the world by highlighting our universal human need for authentic wellbeing.
She continues on her mission to find fun and creative methods that will enable all of us to know that we can all change something for the better.
Who is Dr Radha?
Radha is the medical expert for BBC Radio 1’s daytime show, Life Hacks, and a regular contributor to BBC Radio 5Live’s weekly Mental Health Clinic show. She has also broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 2 championing mental and emotional wellbeing. She co-presented the Life Hacks BBC Sounds podcast discussing mental health and life challenges and was the sole presenter of the ground breaking CBeebies show, Feeling Better, which highlighted the importance of helping and talking to young children about their feelings. Radha has appeared as an expert on BBC’s primetime evening programme ‘The One Show’ and their daytime BBC Morning Live Show.
She was the medical expert for The Sex Education Show on Channel 4 and Make My Body Younger on BBC Three, makes regular appearances on BBC Breakfast, ITV and BBC News, as has featured as medical expert on the daytime show ‘Live with Gaby’ on Channel 5 as well as ‘Chasing the Saturdays’ on E!. Radha has written for The Guardian, MSN Health & Fitness, The Huffington Post and the online platform Having Time and featured on Apple News. She is a weekly columnist for The Independent, The i newspaper, contributes to a monthly column for Psychologies magazine alongside the Mental Health Foundation and is a columnist for BBC Science Focus magazine.
Dr Radha has contributed to a wealth of digital and online projects including BBC Ideas, BBC Bitesize, BBC Teach, BBC Own It, BBC iWonder, BBC Advice Pages and BBC Learning.
Apart from her regular role on BBC Radio 1, she has also broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Asian Network, LBC, Talk Radio and Radio 1’s Newsbeat. Radha is currently presenting her own show on BBC Radio Berkshire.
Radha has appeared as an expert on BBC’s primetime programme ‘The One Show’ and their daytime BBC Morning Live Show. She appeared as the medical reporter for all five series of The Sex Education Show Ch4 and two series of Make My Body Younger BBC Three. She was the resident GP for the daytime show Live with Gabby on CH5 and for Newsround, CBBC. She has also reported on ITV’s flagship show This Morning, made regular appearances on BBC Breakfast and reported for ITV Tonight, Channel 5 News as well as ITV News. Radha has made appearances on Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch. She presented and consulted on the ground breaking CBeebies series ‘Feeling Better.
Radha has written for The Guardian, MSN Health & Fitness, The Huffington Post and featured on Apple News. She is a weekly columnist for The Independent, ‘the i’ newspaper writing about how we can all live our best lives, contributes to a monthly column for Psychologies magazine alongside the Mental Health Foundation and for BBC Science Focus magazine.
“Delightful and uplifting. A person of humility, vision, knowledge and power. Truly inspiring”
“Dr Radha’s session was so insightful – a fantastic opportunity to hear her speak”
“Really enjoyed listening to you – what you said resonated with me so much”
“You are a bright and shining star during these challenging times Radha. Thank you and well done for all your superb advice and support”
“A very inspiring and wonderful human”
“The human face of help”
“During the pandemic Dr Radha took to writing short, helpful posts listing tiny steps that people can take to ease the burden of everything. This practice has continued since the end of the lockdown and Radha remains an undefeated well of useful positivity” – The Guardian
“In New Zealand children had the Prime Minister giving a presser for children. In the UK we have Dr Radha” – BBC News piece answering children’s anxieties about the pandemic