Jayne is an endorsed Nurse Practitioner in primary health care, a midwife, child health nurse and researcher. She has worked extensively with First Nation families throughout remote and rural Australia across the NT, WA and Victoria, in Tanzania, Vanuatu and in corrective services.
She is committed to social justice, equity of access and community development principles in health care delivery. Among other community participatory health research projects she co-coordinated the development and validation of the Kimberley Mums Mood Scale as an alternative to the EPDS for use in the Kimberley.
Jayne is near completion of her PHD and is coordinating the piloting of ‘Baby Coming - You Ready’ rubric.