Dr Sarah Jarvis

Sarah Jarvis is a GP, GP trainer, fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and Women’s Health spokesperson for the RCGP.

She is also a medical writer and broadcaster and is currently the resident doctor for Radio Two, Good Housekeeping, My Weekly and Pregnancy magazines, as well as spending 10 years as ITN Lunchtime News doctor. She also contributes regularly to GMTV, Sky News, The Wright Stuff on Channel 5, The One Show on BBC 1 and Radio 5 live.

She has been a regular contributor to a variety of medical magazines and journals including Update, Doctor, Practice Nurse, the British Journal of Cardiology and Cardiology News.

She has a particular interest in cardiology, is a member of the advisory board of the British Journal of Cardiology and is a previous Chairman of the Health Care Committee of HEART UK - The Cholesterol Charity.

She has authored Diabetes for Dummies, Pregnancy for Dummies and Child Health for Dummies, as well as ‘The younger woman’s Diagnose-It-Yourself guide to Health’.