Sarah Fitzgibbon

  • Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon is a GP from Cork in the Republic of Ireland. She qualified from UCC in 2000 and attained membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2006.
  • In December 2017, she set up the Women in Medicine in Ireland Network (WiMIN) and organised its first conference in Dublin in September 2018.
  • She is a member of the Deep End Ireland group, which advocates for improved primary care services for people living in areas of deprivation.
  • Since 2021, she has been the Primary Care Clinical Advisor with CervicalCheck, the national cervical screening programme in Ireland.
  • She completed a post-graduate Certificate in Medical Education through UCC in 2023.
  • She is a member of the Patient Liaison Group of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
  • In 2014, at the age of 37, she was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer. She began to write a blog, “Adventures of a Sick Doctor” and she now writes regularly for the Medical Independent.
  • She is passionate about the delivery of kind, effective and efficient healthcare for all people in Ireland, particularly those who are marginalised.