Megan Fitzsimons

Policy & Communications Manager

Megan joined the Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Care (NICON) in 2019, initially as the organisation's Member Services Officer. Prior to this, she worked at Catalyst (formerly Northern Ireland Science Park), where she developed an interest in healthcare innovation and medical technologies. She has also previously worked in the South Eastern HSC Trust (Looked After Children Team) and for the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA).

Megan graduated from Ulster University with a First Class Honours degree and holds an LLM in Human Rights Law (Distinction) from Queen's University Belfast, where she focused on socioeconomic rights, in particular the right to health. She is also currently undertaking a Master's in Law (MLaw).

Megan is passionate about equitable access to quality care, medical ethics and patients' rights.