Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon

Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon

Founder of Women in Medicine in Ireland Network

Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon is a GP from Cork. In December 2017, she set up a support organisation for female doctors and medical students in Ireland, the Women in Medicine in Ireland Network (WiMIN), and organised its first conference in Dublin in September 2018.

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 has also had her writing published in various national newspapers and publications.

She is a member of the Deep End Ireland group of GPs, which advocates for improved primary care services for people living in areas of deprivation.

She is a member of the Patient Liaison Group of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland.

She is currently the Primary Care Clinical Advisor with CervicalCheck, the national cervical screening programme.