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Manisha Modhvadia

Manisha is Manager of the Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham team, your local champion for health and social care services.
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Healthwatch, SW!TCH, and LifeLine Church join forces for charity car wash

On the afternoon of Friday 8th September 2023, Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, SW!TCH, and Fusion joined forces to host a charity car wash for the local community. The majority of the team working the car wash was made up of local young people volunteering their time in order to support a charitable cause. This included a number of SW!TCH Ambassadors---young...

6 months ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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Improving support for young people with SEND in Barking and Dagenham

Here at Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, we have recently launched a new project regarding the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) process and we're keen to hear from parents and carers of children and young people with special needs or disability. An EHCP is a legal document that helps children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)...

11 months ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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LifeLine to continue championing health and care through local Healthwatch

LifeLine Projects are delighted to announce we have been appointed by Barking and Dagenham Council to deliver Healthwatch in the borough after a tender process. LifeLine have hosted Healthwatch for the last five years and will continue to ensure that residents' voices are heard and that their feedback makes a difference. In the coming months, the team will work on...

2 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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How do you keep healthy?

Here at Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, we are currently undertaking a project to understand the needs of local people when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.We're aware that so much of our lives have been disrupted by the COVID pandemic these past two years and that it has changed the way we think, the way we feel, and what...

2 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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Healthwatch Barking & Dagenham wins national award

As acting manager of Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, I'm proud to announce that we have won an award for working with integrated care systems as part of a partnership with seven other local Healthwatch organisations across North East London. This prestigious national award was presented to us at the Healthwatch Awards 2021, a virtual event held earlier this month and...

2 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

Team Spotlights

Introducing Manisha Modhvadia, Acting Manager of Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham

Manisha was born in India and came to the UK when she was two along with her parents and siblings. These were all great experiences and gave me the understanding of the health world from an academic aspect, our behaviours as humans, and how the health care system worked at the time. My interest in health came about when I...

3 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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Building better physical health for young people in Barking and Dagenham

There have been growing concerns in recent years over a rise in a sedentary lifestyles among young people–much has been said of the rise of technology such as social media playing a role. And we can see this starkly at a local level: even before the pandemic, research has shown that Barking and Dagenham has had one of the lowest...

3 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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Assessing primary care during the pandemic and beyond

We have all had to adapt the way we work and deliver services for the safety of staff, volunteers, and the public. The coronavirus pandemic has changed many things, but particularly the ways that health and care are being provided. New ways of working have provided opportunities to be innovative in the way services are delivered, yet these opportunities have...

3 years ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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