Dr Heather McNamee
MBChB MRCGP (UK) FRACGP DFFP
Born in Belfast – qualified from Edinburgh University in 1989. Completed GP training and Family Planning Diploma in 1996 and emigrated to Australia shortly afterwards.
Established and managed Healthy Women, a private Women’s Health GP clinic in Brisbane from 2000-2005. Joined Cairns Sexual Health Service in 2005 and became an S100 HIV prescriber in 2007.
For many years Dr McNamee was the GP at Youthlink, a support service for homeless and at risk youth. She maintains a special interest in the health of young people.
Dr McNamee continues to work part time at Cairns Sexual Health Service and has an active role in sexual health education for healthcare providers and the general community.
She established Cairns Doctors in 2013 to provide the people of Cairns with high quality, up to date sexual, reproductive and preventative healthcare.