Meet the team

Meet your Healthwatch Surrey team members.

Kate Scribbins - Chief Executive

My job is to provide leadership and direction to the Healthwatch Surrey team. I work with the staff team, the Board and Delivery Partners to achieve our strategic objectives, ensure we deliver on our contracts to a high standard,... more

Matthew Parris - Deputy Chief Executive/Evidence and Insight Manager

As Deputy Chief Executive/Evidence & Insight Manager my role is to coordinate and support a diverse team in order to achieve integrated service delivery of Healthwatch Surrey. In particular that involves overseeing the evidence we gather and how that is... more

Lisa Sian - Operations Manager

My role as Operations Manager means I am responsible for leading, managing and co-ordinating our administration, communications, Board support, team training, finance and HR. I ensure the smooth running of the office day-to-day for the team. You can also find... more

Samantha Botsford - Evidence & Insight Officer

My role at Healthwatch Surrey is as an Evidence & Insight Officer. I manage our evidence database in order to collate intelligence and reports based on the experiences that we hear from local people. I also support our Citizens Advice... more

Jade Vlada - Engagement Officer

(maternity leave)
My role is to get out into the public and capture your views and experiences. I do this by organising Listening Tours where I visit health and social care providers as well as local supermarkets and interest groups.... more

Sarah Browne - Engagement Officer

My role is to to support the operations manager and the engagement team on specific projects. I divide my time between the office and being out and about at NHS Practices or events across Surrey. I'm passionate about people... more

Natalie Markall - Project and Administration Officer

My name is Natalie and I am the Project and Administration Officer for Healthwatch Surrey. I started with the company almost two weeks ago and I’ve felt incredibly welcomed by all the team. When hearing about Healthwatch Surrey, I was... more

Kathryn Edwards - Engagement Officer

Tessa Weaver - Research Officer

My job is to make sure our research projects reflect the views, needs and experiences of local people, and that our work shapes health and social care services in Surrey. I identify key issues, gather evidence, analyse the information,... more

Joe Kite- Business Administraion Apprentice

My role at Healthwatch Surrey is to support the delivery team with their administration tasks. This includes sourcing and editing content for the e-bulletin, and suggesting ideas for new social media posts and small projects. Helping to create, plan,... more

Zoe Harris- Volunteer Officer

As the Volunteer Officer, I am responsible for overseeing all our volunteer activity. This includes recruiting new volunteers, overseeing their training, coordinating volunteer support for our various projects and developing new ways to keep our volunteers engaged and motivated in... more

Katharine Newman-Project and Engagement Officer

As Projects and Engagement officer, my role is to meet with and listen to Surrey residents and make sure their views are heard by those who make decisions about health and social care in Surrey.