Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE

Dr Sarah Jarvis, MBE

General Practitioner (GP)

Dr Sarah Jarvis trained at Cambridge (1980-1983) and Oxford (1983-1986) universities and became a partner in an inner-city general practice in 1990. She is an active medical writer and broadcaster and is the resident doctor for BBC Radio 2. She also appears regularly on UK television and radio programmes including Channel 5 News, Good Morning Britain, ITN Lunchtime News, LBC, and Radio 5 live. In 2017 she became clinical director of the Patient Platform Limited. This includes the website Patient.info, which provides patient health education to over 100 million people a year worldwide.

Dream holiday destination

Sipidan in the South Pacific

Working with Medical Travel Compared

With over 25 years of experience, there aren't many medical conditions that Dr Sarah Jarvis hasn't come across - which is exactly why Sarah is the perfect choice to be a medical consultant for Medical Travel Compared. 

At Medical Travel Compared, we believe that everyone has the right to travel when they want, where they want. Even if they have a medical condition.  

However, we're also aware that travelling with a condition can sometimes mean extra planning, or the need to take additional precautions. That's why we're committed to working with Sarah, to ensure you have access to the right guidance to help make things a little bit easier. 

Using her extensive medical expertise, Sarah will be creating guides and blogs on our site to offer help and advice to those travelling with a medical condition.

Sarah will be covering many topics such as precautions to take if you are going to fly whilst unwell, to make sure you don't run into trouble if you need to take your medication on holiday. As they say, just what the Doctor ordered! 

Keep checking back to see the latest information that Sarah has to offer. 

And, if there is a question that you would like help with, or a topic you would like to see featured on our website we’d love to hear about it, so please do  get in touch  with us. 


Please note that the guidance and information provided by Dr Sarah Jarvis on Medical Travel Compared is general advice only. If you have a medical condition you should always consult your own doctor.

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