Dr. Jacqueline Wilson
Dr Jacqueline Wilson is a general practitioner who graduated from Bond University and is a fellow of the RACGP. She recently worked locally as a GP in Murwillumbah, as well as a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at both Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah Hospitals.
Her interests are in women's health, menopause and chronic disease management. Whist she was training at Tweed Hospital, she did a 6-month Urology rotation which has given her particular skills in all aspects of mens health, from erectile dysfunction to prostate cancer.
Prior to her medical training, she completed a Diploma in Professional Counselling with the Australian Society of Professional Counsellors, with a particular focus on anxiety and depression in both adolescents and adults.
Dr Wilson is a mother of two children who attend local school and university and has been a long standing member of the community. Her hobbies include music, fine dining and karaoke. She is also a member of 'Voiceweavers', a local Acapella choir in Tweed Heads.
She enjoys living at Kingscliff with her family and her two cavoodles Simba and Zorro.
Jacqui's list of qualifications include:
Fellowship in General Practice (RACGP)
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Bond Uni
Diploma in Professional Counselling - Australian Society of Professional Counsellors
Womens' health - Dr Wilson has a strong interest in all aspects of womens health. She has extensive knowledge in contraception, antenatal, menstrual problems and menopausal issues.
Mens' Health - having completed 6 months training in urology at The Tweed Hospital she is confident in managing a wide range of mens health issues, ranging from erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, and prostate cancer.
Chronic Disease - Dr Wilson has a vast knowledge of chronic disease management, ranging from type 2 diabetes, Ischemic Heart disease, Chronic kidney disease and respiratory conditions. She was fortunate to be offered the position of a medical registrar at The Tweed Hospital completing a 6 month term in renal medicine including the dialysis unit. Having worked as a Visiting Medical Officer at Murwillumbah Hospital for 2 years enabled her to attain further skills in managing complex medical issues.
Mental Health - having completed a diploma in professional counselling in 2009 has put her in good stead in all aspects of mental health, in particular depression/anxiety. Due to the recent impact of COVID and local flooding she has seen an increase in mental health issues. She believes that building resilience and working on self esteem in younger patients is of vital importance as they progress into adulthood.
Holistic approach - Dr Wilson believes that medicine is not just about "treating the disease" but about looking at the person as a whole. She also believes in making decisions about health together with the patient as well as adopting an evidence based approach for the best outcome.