For the last 26 years SALV - Shere and local villages - has been helping doctors provide that extra healthcare for you and your family.
SALV exists to help protect, improve , and preserve the health of local people within the civil parish of Shere and adjoining parishes, by assisting the the provision and maintainence of:
Medical equipment, fittings, and furniture
Training, including the use of equipment and new technologies
Other medical and Healthcare services
As you know, the NHS is underfunded and cannot provide all the facilities we need. However, a little help from SALV can make a considerable difference for us all.
Here are some examples of how SALV has benefited the local community:
Slit lens microscope (for eye examinations)
24 hour Blood Pressure Monitors
Dermatoscopes (skin microscopes)
ECG machines (for making heart tracings)
Mental Health Initiatives (offering counselling and local diagnoses)
Back up generator (to keep the surgery going during power
Most recently the Pharmaself -a fantastic new machine that helps patients get their medications 24/7, as easily as withdrawing cash from a hole in the wall!
New SALV developments are reported in the local parish magazines and two open evenings are held annually - in Spring and in Autumn
During these, specialist speakers address topical medical subjects. Past talks have covered childhood allergies, depression, strokes, obesity and nutrition and many more.
Please see below for our upcoming open evening.
8PM on Monday 26th April 2021 (sign-in details to follow)
Speakers: The Doctors, Helen Esplen (Physiotherapist) and Dr Ben Mead (Psychologist)
Everyone has been affected by the recurrent lockdown measures and we aim to see what we can do to help.
From sitting at your desk properly, to exercise, to addressing anxiety.
We have a lot to discuss and are hoping to include some interactive sections with Dr Mead.
The overall aim is provide you with plenty of information and tips to help make things as good as we can, as we navigate through these unprecedented times.
Each Village has a SALV representative to helps to provide a channel of communication with the trustees and the doctors.
Abinger - Role is currently vacant
Email (role vacant)
Albury - Anne Anderson
Email Anne Anderson
Gomshall - Role is currently vacant
Holmbury - Di Harvey
Email Di Harvey
Peaslake - Rosemary Carr
Email Rosemary Carr
Shere - Jane Cross
Email Jane Cross
Lesley Austin - Contact
Tim Austin - Contact
Jonathan Cross - Contact
Terry Edwards - Contact
Helen Esplen - Contact
Adrian O'Loughlin (Chairman) - Contact
Pat Webb - Contact
Camilla Phillips (Secretary) - Contact
To join the SALV community simply click on and fill in the attached form and email it to Adrian O'Loughlin at or post it to Adrian O'Loughlin, 24 New Road, Gomshall, Surrey GU5 9LZ
We look forward to hearing from you!