Dr Jane MacLeod is a GP, who studied medicine at University of Queensland. She was awarded her Fellowship in General Practice (FRACGP) in 2007. She is also a medical educator and clinical editor.
Jane has additional training in mental health care and is experienced working with children, adolescents and adults. She has special interests in ASD, ADHD, mental illness in children and adolescents, trauma-sensitive care, perinatal mental health, LGBTIQ+ emotional well-being and gender affirming health care.
Jane has lived and worked in remote Aboriginal communities in Queensland and Northern Territory and has worked extensively in rural and urban Indigenous health services. She has worked alongside traditional healers and is fascinated by traditional medicine. Her daughter is Lardil, from Mornington Island.
Jane is a skilled provider of sexual and reproductive health care and has expertise in sexual health, contraception, fertility and pregnancy care including unwanted pregnancy care. She is skilled providing health care to LGBTIQ+ people and has a special interest in transgender medicine.
Jane has 3 children, 18 (eek that makes me feel old), 16, 7, who surprise her every day with their ability to be true to themselves. She dreams of being an artist and art therapist and currently toys around with acrylics, watercolour, pastels and mixed media. She is currently studying medical acupuncture.
“But, Mousie, thou art no thy-lane,
In proving foresight may be vain;
The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men
Gang aft agley”