Dr. Joanne Newton


  • General Family Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Women's Health
Dr. Joanne Newton

Dr. Joanne Newton graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986. After completing her intern year, she moved to Scotland where she worked for the following five years. In Edinburgh she obtained her Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (M.R.C.G.P) and Diploma in Community Child Health (D.C.C.H.). She completed a Family Planning Certificate with Family Planning Victoria in 2001.

Dr. Newton also works at Frankston Hospital where she is the GP Liaison Consultant. She is involved in teaching medical students there at the new Peninsula Clinical School. Dr. Newton also works on the Continuing Medical Education Committee at Peninsula GP Network.

Associate Ti-Tree Family Doctors

  • Joined Ti-Tree Family Doctors 2001

Hospital Appointments

  • Peninsula Health GP Liaison Consultant (since December 2007)

Other Appointments

  • Sessional Clinical Teacher - Monash & Gippsland Medical Schools
  • Sessional Map of Medicine pathway work, SEM Primary Health Network (and previously FMP Medicare Local)


  • M.B.B.S. University of Melbourne 1986
  • Intern at Repatriation General Hospital, Heidelberg 1987
  • Senior House Medical Officer Experience and GP training 1988-1992, Edinburgh Scotland UK
  • Member Royal College of GPs (UK) 1991
  • Diploma Community Child Health (UK) 1992
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Certificate (F.P.A.) 2001
  • GP Mental Health Standards Collaboration Level 2 training 2005
  • Member of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative- In Peninsula Health GP Liaison role is a member of this group which received an Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Service Gold Achievement Award 2012 and 2012 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Ministers Award
  • Certificate in Skin Cancer Primary Care Medicine 2015
  • Medicare
  • Impress
  • myGov
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