Catherine graduated in Medicine from University College Dublin. She qualified as both a general practitioner and  a psychiatrist. During her training she worked in Northern Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand.  She settled locally and was appointed as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Western Health and Social Care Trust working in both hospitals and community.  She trained in Quality Improvement with the Scottish Quality Safety Fellowship programme and the Sheffield Flow Coaching Academy.  She held regional roles and led award winning service improvement teams.  She spent the latter part of her career in medical management and was Trust Medical Director through the Covid pandemic. She is delighted to be working with Verbal.