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Supporting young people and adults born with a heart condition

The Somerville Foundation works with patients born with a heart condition (congenital), providing practical and emotional support, and enabling them to take control of their lives and manage their own heart condition. Thanks to advancements in medical treatment, today more and more people born with heart conditions are living long, full and happy lives.

Help us score!

Match-day donation collectors urgently needed for 29 October (you don't have to be a sports fan!)

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Your thoughts

How you talk to other heart patients, get important advice and stay in contact.

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Recent announcement over surgical centres

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Appearance Matters

Scarred FOR Life will be exhibiting in London 28-30 June at Appearance Matters 7.

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Royal Parks 2017

We’d love you to be a part of this fantastic annual run in 2017. Sign up today!

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St Barts Dinner

Join us on 18th May 2017 for a sumptuous dinner in aid of TheSF and the GUCH unit at St Barts

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Anxiety Workshop

Come to Southampton and learn more about coping with anxiety.

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Learn Mindfulness

Cardiff workshop exploring the benefits of mindfulness for GUCHs

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Robert's Ballet

Robert's hobbies changed slightly after his regular Thursday circuit training class was cancelled...

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I'm so lucky!

Patricia Richmond discusses the ups and downs during her life with a congenital heart disease.

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Henna's Team

Life is not so easy when there is an illness super glued to you.

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Open Heart Surgery

Helen Doyle writes about her experience of late diagnosis and having open heart heart at 23 years old.

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Royal Parks 2016

This year we have 8 wonderful runners taking part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon!

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Vote to help Kate

Your urgent vote is needed. Please help.

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30 Million Steps

Donation received from Actelion's Global Corporate Challenge

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Trekking in China

Joanne Dann will trek along one of the world's most famous historical landmarks to raise funds

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Help & Advice

Information on managing your heart condition, including Physical, Emotional and Mental Health.

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Make a donation to The Somerville Foundation today and you will help us to continue to offer the valuable services we provide to those born with a heart condition.