Jacqueline Frayne


  • The University of Western Australia (M706), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Jacqueline Frayne is a GP who divides her career between clinical practice, academic work and research. She works in a community General Practice where she not only manages the care of patients but also supervisors’ medical students through their GP clinical placements. Additionally, she works as a medical officer at King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women (KEMH). Her work there is centred on antenatal care and is involved in care for women with severe mental illnesses in pregnancy through a dedicated multidisciplinary clinic. Her academic role involves teaching in the Division of General Practice and clinical skills, lead for the Advocacy theme and Sub Dean for year 2 within the MD program.

Her interest in research commenced after completing a Masters in Women’s Health at Melbourne University in 2000 and is primarily focused all aspects of translational women’s health research. She is currently completing her PhD on comprehensive pregnancy care in women with a severe mental illness. She sits on the National Women’s Health Research, Translation and Research Impact Network, the WA Perinatal Mental Health Subnetwork and has recently been involved with the National Endometriosis Online Resources Steering Committee.

Current projects

Schizophrenia in pregnancy


Clinical reasoning in the teaching of medical students

Hypertension, metabolic and nutritional health in pregnancy


Teaching overview

Lead Advocacy theme- MD

Lecturer IMED1108 Issues in Women's Health across the Lifespan

IMP1 tutor

Research Supervisor MD course Scholarly activity program


Pregnancy in women with severe mental illness
Thinh N. Nguyen, Deb Faulkner, Jacqueline Frayne, Suzanna Allen, Yvonne L. Hauck, Daniel Rock, Jonathan Rampono. The obstetric and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with severe mental illness (SMI) attending a specialist antenatal clinic. Medical Journal of Australia, 16 April 2012.
This research is cited in the new Australian Antenatal care guidelines (2018) and the COPE Perinatal mental health guidelines.


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