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Shere influence in the world of General Practice

Dr Watts has always been strong voice in the world or Rural medicine and has recently been interviewed in the national press for the Daily Mail with her views on Rural medicine and GP difficulties in the current climate. CLICK HERE

She has also contributed to the Parliamentary enquiry into the future of General Practice for the House of commons. To read this please CLICK HERE

She has also been on the cover of a dispensing magazine and filmed some mini films for PSUK wholesaler addressing some of the challenges faced by rural GPs. CLICK HERE


Date Added: 12/8/22


Finalist for Boarding School Association Mental Health Initiative

Dr Watts and Charlie Wildman (Shere Surgery) & Sister Claire Agnew and Krystle Flack (Cranleigh School) are delighted to announce they were finalists in Boarding School Association Mental Health Initiative Award.

They created a Neurodiversity pathway to ensure that the assessment and treatment of ADHD is done correctly and safely.

Before this, there was no school in the country that had a such a pathway so we are all thrilled that this development as been recognised and we hope it might encourage widespread use in other boarding schools.


Date Added: 5/5/22


Community Gynaecology service further recognition on Women's Health Hub Toolkit

The Guildford and Waverley case study has now been launched on the women's health Hub Toolkit. This highlights how Dr Barnes and colleagues set up a new community service from scratch and how the challenges were identified and overcome. Please see here for more

After their Women's Health Initiative award at the National GP awards in 2018, and the case study for rural care (please see below), this is yet more recognition of the excellent service provided.


Date Added: 24/12/21


Shere's Community Gynaecology service recognition

The Community Gynaecology service has been highlighted as a case study in excellence of care for rural populations in accessing equal levels of care compared to more urban areas. By recognising the service, it is designed for similar projects to be set up throughout the country to improve the health of rural populations. Click here for more

Following their Women's Health Initiative award at the National GP awards in 2018, this is further recognition of the outstanding service that they provide. 


Date Added: 24/12/21


Lord Lieutenant of Surrey Award for Shere Surgery and SALV

On Wednesday 21st July, Deputy Lord Lieutenant Jane Macaulay presented an award in regnotion of the support to the community during the pandemic.

SALV Chairman Adrian O'Loughlin wrote: 

"To receive this award on behalf of SALV is of course hugely flattering, but it is not lost on me that this is just the continuation of the work the SALV has done with the community and the surgery over many years, and this award is a testament to all the hard work that has been contributed  by trustees, village reps and the SALV Community."

Adrian O'Loughlin (SALV Chairman), Jane Macaulay (Deputy Lord Lieutenant),
Dr Charlotte Knight (Senior Partner, Shere Surgery)

Date Added: 29/7/21

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Shere is shortlisted for Royal Society for Public Health Award

Shere has been shortlisted for the Health Equity Award from the Royal Society of Public Health for our Homelessness Project.

Lead Receptionist Elaine Jones, Lead Nurse Alison Bytheway, and Dr Emma Watts have been working hard together on this project and we are all proud to see their efforts being recognised with this prestigious accolade!

Please follow the following link for more information about the awards and how to watch the livestream on the night:


Date Added: 29/7/21


Shere is "2nd Best" Surgery in Surrey

Thank you to all of our wonderful patients. Delighted to have come 2nd, but all our GP colleagues locally are working their socks off too!

We will continue to strive to deliver the best possible care for our patients!


Date Added: 29/7/21


Certificate of excellence for Shere Surgery

The surgery has been awarded a certificate of excellence by 'iWantGreatCare''. This award is presented to leading clinicians, clincs and surgeries across the UK in recognition of the great care they deliver to their patients. 

Thank you to everyone that left reviews, it really means a lot to everyone at the Surgery, particularly after such a difficult year. We will continue to strive to do our best for all of our patients! 


Date Added: 20/2/21

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General Practice awards 2020

The surgery was shortlisted in the National General Practice awards in the Public Health and Prevention category.


We were delighted to be nominated amongst the thousand of practices in the country, in this important category and delighted to be gaining recognition for all the work the entire surgery team out in. 


Date Added: 01/02/21


National Prize for Shere Community Gynaecology


  • The Community Gynaecology Project was warmly recognised in November as the team won The Women's Health Initiative Prize at the 2018 National General Practice Awards

  • The key people involved were Partners Dr Barnes and Dr Knight, and Practice Business Manager Cathryn Bovingdon but they noted that award reflected the hard work of all at Shere

General Practice Awards 2018

Date Added: 30/11/18


GP Survey Results


  • Shere Surgery was ranked the 8th best practice in Surrey (Approx. 300 practices) as based on the recent national NHS GP Patient Survey awards, and ranked 1st in our local area of Guildford and Waverley. 

  • Thank you to everyone who filled in the questionnaires that were sent out. The team are pleased to have done so well, but will continue to strive to improve on the service we offer so we can rise further up the rankings! 


  • CLICK HERE for further details

GP Survey results

Date Added: 29/8/18

GP Survey
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