Kathleen McNamee

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Monash University

Kathleen McNamee is the Medical Director at Family Planning Victoria and is an adjunct senior lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Monash University. She is passionate about contraception, particularly providing information that will help with choice. She enjoys educating health professionals about contraception. She is the clinical lead for provision of medication abortion services at Family Planning Victoria.



The Pill Is 99.5 Percent Effective If Taken ‘Perfectly’, But Most Women Don’t

4 min read

About one-third of women using contraception use the pill. But how effective is it?