Dr Jane Turner is a psychiatrist who has been involved in the clinical care of adults with cancer and their families for the past 14 years. She has particular interests in the promotion of well being after treatment and the needs of patients with advanced cancer and their children. She has extensive experience in medical education and communication skills training and education of health professionals working in oncology on the psychosocial aspects of cancer. She was chairperson of the working group for the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Psychosocial Care of Adults with Cancer developed by the National Cancer Control Initiative and the National Breast Cancer Centre, Australia, and has taken an active role in the implementation of these and the consumer version of these guidelines.
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