Dr Lane Hinchcliffe is an Adelaide-based General Practitioner.
Since graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Adelaide, Dr Lane has worked extensively throughout regional South Australia and metropolitan Adelaide and is certified by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Lane is currently the Principal GP and owner at The Health Hub Family GP in the seaside suburb of Glenelg and the Founder and CEO of Community GP.
In 2018 Dr Lane launched Community GP, a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to improve access to GP services for South Australians in need. Community GP consists of different programs including Community GP Connect, an online GP service, Winmante Medical Centre, a clinic focused on providing high quality GP services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Outreach Clinics located in various locations including schools and aged-care facilities and youth/school based programs educating students aged 7-12 years.
Dr Lane has practised in some of Adelaide’s major hospitals, including Flinders University Health Service where he was a GP from 2014-2015; the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he held the role of Senior Medical Officer from 2011-2014; and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where he served as a Paediatric Registrar from 2009-2011.
He also has an affinity with country patients. His medical training was completed predominantly in country South Australia and the Northern Territory with Dr Lane also working in the regional centres of Victor Harbor and Tanunda.
Dr Lanes special areas of interest and further study include child, youth and adolescent health; mental health; sexual health; and Indigenous health. To further his interest in these areas he is currently studying a Masters of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) at the University of Sydney, with a focus on sexual health and HIV.
Prior to completing his GP training, Dr Lane studied Paediatrics for three years. His passion is working with children, teenagers and adolescents, an interest which also saw him supervising boarding school students for five years whilst studying medicine.
On top of his vast training and experience in Child Health Dr Lane co-authored the conference paper Doctors in Schools – A partnership project between a GP clinic and local high schools, for the 2017 Congress of International Association Adolescent Health.
In the mental health space, Dr Lane worked for 18 months as a medical officer for Southern ACIS/Inner South Community Mental Health, based at Marion, where he provided emergency assessments.
Dr Lane has regular speaking engagements where he discusses numerous topics surrounding adolescent health, men’s health, sexual health and HIV.
As an occasional medical commentator in the media, Dr Lane has appeared on Seven News, and on Five AA, Triple M, and ABC radio. He also presents a ‘Ask Dr Lane’ segment on Fresh FM.
Since 2017, Dr Lane has been Adelaide Primary Health Network’s Board Director.
Outside of work, Dr Lane is a classically trained pianist, vocalist and composer. His musical theatre piece, The Front, premiered at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2015.
He also enjoys keeping fit at the gym.
Degrees and accreditations
2007 – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Adelaide, Dr Lane has worked extensively throughout regional South Australia and metropolitan Adelaide and is certified by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
2009 – Diploma of Child Health from the University of Adelaide
2017 – Vocational Graduate Certificate in Counselling from the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
2017 – Adelaide Primary Health Network’s Board Director
Current – Masters of Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) at the University of Sydney, with a focus on sexual health and HIVClose
Angela is a qualified primary school teacher, attaining her bachelor’s degree in Primary Education in Sydney in 2008. She is a passionate educator with over 10 years’ experience as a classroom teacher, working with children in years K-6 at a range of schools across Sydney throughout her career.
Angela is currently putting her organisational and communication skills into action as the business manager and executive assistant at Community GP. She is passionate about helping others and enjoys being a part of such a vibrant and collaborative team.Close
Tiffany has more than 15 years experience in tax and investor distributions having spent many years working with Deloitte and subsequently in the listed property sector.
Tiffany co-founded The Jodi Lee Foundation in 2010, a charity on a mission to encourage people to be proactive about bowel cancer prevention. The Jodi Lee Foundation has raised millions of dollars to run national public health campaigns, saving many lives.
Tiffany has a diverse range of skills and experience across strategy, finance, legal, stakeholder engagement, governance, marketing and communications. She is passionate about making a positive difference in peoples’ lives though health.Close
Josie has worked in Government for over 15 years where she has specialised in taxation. She graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and is an admitted practitioner in the Supreme Court of South Australia. She has a passion for social justice and has been an active member in her community of Henley Beach and Grange. The mission of Community GP closely aligns with her desire to see equality of access to quality healthcare, education and opportunity for everyone.Close
George has over 20 years’ experience in the Banking sector, having worked for a number of domestic and international financial institutions prior to Bendigo & Adelaide Bank. He has experience in providing banking and financing solutions across a wide range of industry sectors (including Healthcare), where George developed a personal interest in the availability and access to medical services for all members of our South Australian community.
It is Community GP’s mission to provide access to medical services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people that inspired George to join the Board.
A graduate of the AICD and with a MBA from the University of Adelaide, George has a range of skills in corporate governance, strategy, risk, finance and leadership and is passionate about using his experience in assisting the Community GP team achieve their objectives.Close
Kia is a proud Wardaman – Gurindiji / Kungarrakiny, Badu Island & Mein:tnk woman from Adelaide South Australia. Her mother’s side is from Kingston SE which is just over a 3 hour drive out of Adelaide and her father’s side is from Darwin, NT and Badu Island in the Torres Strait.
Kia is currently working in Aboriginal Research with the Aboriginal Families Study Team based at the Women’s and Children’s hospital as the Project Assistant, so her job is entails managing the data side of things and making sure their system is up to date.
Kia also works at Winmante Medical Centre, in Morphett Vale every Friday as the Admin / Aboriginal Liaison Officer, where she books appointments with the GP and assists clients with things they need like Centrelink Forms, OneSight Vouchers for the optometrist and Food assistance.
Kia has recently become a Kinship Carer to her 2-year-old nephew. He has been a great experience and she wouldn’t change it for the world.
When Kia was asked to be a part of the Board by Lane and Tiffany, she was extremely happy to be a part of this experience.Close