Cathy Weatherup is the Strategic Lead for Health and Sustainability in Public Health Wales (PHW). Her role is to support the implementation of Well-Being of Future Generations Act for the NHS, the wider public health community and where relevant, for the wider public service.
Previously, Cathy was the head of Health Inequalities in Public Health Division in Welsh Government, as well as being the lead for key international links with the WHO Regions for Health Network. In this capacity, she provided advice to Ministers, informed Welsh Government policy and processes in relation to tackling health inequalities and worked with the Chief Medical Officer to produce a special report tackling the rebalancing of healthcare and working in partnership to reduce social inequity.
Cathy also led on the development of the Public Health Bill (now Act) and the Public Health Outcomes Framework for Wales, as well as the Over 50s Health Check.