Jane is originally from Kent, having also lived in Portugal for 4 years, her family being Portuguese. She came to Leicester in 1997 to study medicine and remained in Leicester for GP training, which was completed August 2006. Jane carries out minor operations and joint injections in the practice and has recently started offering acupuncture for pain relief. Outside medicine her interests include painting (mostly acrylic) and arts and crafts, she also enjoys attending concerts and festivals. She is married and has 2 cats. Jane formally starts working with us when the new health centre opens in October.