Dr Joanne Boynton attained Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
in February 2015 with Advanced Training in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry.
She has a particular interest in providing and expanding Consultation Liaison psychiatric services in General Practice settings and co-presented on her current position’s Model of Care at the 2014 GPTQ Conference. She currently works as an embedded Consultant Psychiatrist with the General Practitioners and Allied Health staff at Radius Medical Centres in Northern Brisbane, as well as in private outpatient psychiatric practice on the
Joanne graduated MBBS with Honours from the University of Queensland in 2003. She has previously worked as a Vocationally Recognized General Practitioner in rural Victoria and as an Emergency Department PHO on the Sunshine Coast.
She joined FRANZCP training in 2008 and has completed her psychiatric training at various mental health services in South East Queensland. Aside from General Practice, her Consultation Liaison subspeciality training and interests include perinatal, burns, eating disorders, chronic pain, palliative care, haematology oncology, acquired brain injury, neurology, donor and recipient organ transplantation and renal dialysis. Applied medical ethics and teaching are other major interests.