Dr Jacqueline Payne

Dr Jacqueline Payne

MB BS, DFFP, DRCOG, FRCGP

Jacqueline was a GP in Kendal, Cumbria for 25 years, where she trained young GPs for the RCGP and was an Instructing Doctor for the FSRH. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Prescribing Science from the University of Liverpool and was Prescribing lead for the South Lakes area for many years and has worked with the National Prescribing Centre. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Gynaecology from the University of Bradford and was the FSRH Training Programme Director for South Cumbria until 2015. She was elected Fellow of the RCGP in 2012. Her main clinical interests are women’s health and prescribing. However as a keen cyclist she also takes a personal interest in Sports Medicine.

Recent articles

Concussion Health Information

Concussion is an injury to your brain that can happen after a blow to the head or a sudden, severe jolt. What is concussion? Concussion is an injury to your brain …

Back and Spine Pain Health Information

Back pain is extremely common - so common that most of us will have back pain at some point; even children can get back pain. This leaflet gives some general …

Hip Problems Health Information

Hip problems are pretty common. The cause may be obvious, like an injury that comes on suddenly while playing sports. Sometimes the cause is not as clear and you will …

Ankle Injury (Sprained or Broken Ankle) Health Information

The ankle is a complicated joint and it is commonly injured. Almost half of injuries are as a result of playing sports or exercising. A sprained ankle is the most …

Hamstring Injuries Health Information

A hamstring injury is a strain (tear) to one or more of the three large muscles at the back of the thigh (or their tendons at the back of the knee or in the pelvis). …