Sarah Cook - Manager

Sarah previously worked at Macmillan Cancer Support where she worked organising a specialist information outreach service. She has a background working in health related charities and her recent postgraduate studies were focussed on healthcare.

Having previously volunteered with Healthwatch as a Policy, Information and Outreach Volunteer Sarah says, "I’m really pleased to be joining the team full time. I am looking forward to meeting everyone involved with Healthwatch and working with the team to help ensure residents have a voice in health and social care strategies and policies".

020 8516 7767


Delia Fitzsimmons - Outreach & Engagement Lead

Delia is a graduate in Business Studies & Human Resource Management and had been working in Human Resource Management for 10 years prior to joining WCA in October 2012 as a Volunteer Co-ordinator.

Within her Volunteer Co-ordinator role and through project managing Social Sundayz, The Drug & Alcohol Service User Involvement project and Skill Swap, she has gained a greater understanding of various service user groups' needs in the Wandsworth area, which will provide her with an excellent platform upon which to build. Delia is also the secretary of the Battersea Forum.   

Delia is excited about joining the Healthwatch team in her new role as Outreach and Engagement Lead, as this will provide her with the opportunity to continue to utilise her skills and to contribute to making positive changes at both grass root and commissioning level. 

020 8516 7767


Rita Haspel - Outreach and Research Project Officer

Rita joined WCA in May 2021 as an Outreach and Research Project Officer on the Healthwatch project. She has a background in psychology and has worked for a charity supporting people with communication difficulties and at a university, where she provided research support to students. Rita is looking forward to using her experience in research to help improve health and social care in Wandsworth.

020 8516 7775


Gijs van Amelsvoort - Communications Officer

Gijs joined Healthwatch Wandsworth in 2020. With a background in Visual Communication and Graphic Design he's the communications officer ready to make a change. He does both internal and external communications for Healthwatch Wandsworth as well as the Voluntary Sector Coordination Service, Voicing Views and LGBT Mental Health. To widen our reach through our newsletters, website and social media. If you have any news our events you'd like to add to our newsletter please get in touch with him.