Trishna Bharadia

Health Advocate and Patient Engagement Champion

Trishna Bharadia is a multi-award-winning health advocate and patient engagement champion. She lives with a number of long-term physical and mental health conditions, including multiple sclerosis, chronic urticaria and IBS.

Trishna works with multiple stakeholders and is also a patron/ambassador for several health- and disability-related organizations. Her work includes speaking at events and conferences, writing, consultancy, content review, acting as a media spokesperson, and co-creation of information and services. She also works full time as an in-house translator for a business intelligence firm.

In 2015 Trishna was chosen as one of six people out of more than 11,000 nominations to dance on a special 4-part edition of Strictly Come Dancing (Dancing with the Stars) on BBC1. She was chosen directly as a result of her health advocacy work!