Anna L Prytherch - Head of Rural Health and Care Wales
Anna is Head of Rural Health and Care Wales, having commenced in post at the beginning of February 2017. Anna is a business post-graduate (BScEcon; MBA) who has recently submitted her PhD in Business and Management (Learning Networks and Knowledge Transfer in small Businesses). Anna has over 25 years senior managerial experience in private, public and third sector organisations, also having established a consultancy business that was recognised as one of Wales Top 100 start-up businesses in 2006. She is PRINCE2 accredited (Project Management) and holds a higher education teaching qualification, with experience of lecturing at FE and HE level. Prior to working for RHCW, Anna was manager of vocational learning across Ceredigion, working for the local authority. She has an avid interest in lifelong learning and continuous professional development and will be leading the research on education, training and CPD of health and social care professionals in rural areas. A fluent Welsh speaker, Anna was born and grew up in rural Mid Wales, being passionate about the area and its diverse and unique natural environment and culture.
Helena O Sullivan - Development Officer
Helena holds an MA in Modern History. She has worked for 25 years in Sales, specialising in books from Wales. Helena is originally from Dingle on the Southwest coast of Ireland. She grew up in the rural environment very similar to where she has made her home in Mid Wales. She is a fluent Welsh speaker and believes strongly in the importance of the local community.
Lleucu Morgan - Cardi Care Co-0rdinator
Lleucu was appointed to the post of Cardi Care Co-ordinator, in August 2021, having graduated with a degree in Medical Sciences (BMedSci) from Bangor University in 2021.
She also works for The British Red Cross in Bronglais Hospital as a casual support worker. Since January 2022, Lleucu also works one day a week with Coleg Ceredigion, teaching WJEC Level 3 Medical Sciences
Lleucu is a fluent Welsh speaker, who was born and grew up in a farming community in rural Mid Wales. She is an active member of Bro Ddyfi Young Farmers Club and a passionate advocate for all things rural having been selected to attend the Shaping Futures - Sustainability in Rural areas rally being held in Germany and organised by Rural Youth Europe.
Jack Evershed - Chair RHCW Management Group
Mr Jack Evershed was previously Chair of the Wales Board of Community Health Councils and as a leading member of the ‘Aber Group’ campaigned to retain services at Bronglais Hospital for many years.
He is an acute observer of health policy and has an interest in governance issues. Mr Evershed brings a wealth of relevant skills and experience, with particular strength in engaging with, understanding and influencing local dynamics and communities.