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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.

RBH Patient Conf

Join the Royal Brompton Hospital team for their bi-annual patient conference

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Letter from Rob

Read the latest letter from our Chairman, Rob Nicoll

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Run for charity

Get your place before they're all gone!

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Exciting project

Are you an adult in Scotland born with a heart condition who has a scar from surgery? Would you share...

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Run for Charity

Take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2015 and raise funds for your favourite charity

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Conference 2015

Join us on 10th October for our annual patient conference

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Weekend Away 2015

We are excited to announce that the summer 2015 social weekend will be at the magnificent Crewe Hall...

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Walk for charity

Take part in the Just Walk 2015 event

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60 years already?

John Hunt was born a "Blue Baby" but that hasn't stopped him from living a life full of experiences....

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Being Brothers

This is the story of two brothers: Anthony and me, Kieran, we have a defective gene that causes the...

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My son, My Story

I'm Denise Harrison, the mother of a son born with a heart condition in 1984. The following extract...

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Football fever

Craig Smart tells us his story of open heart surgery and his World Cup rehabilitation.

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Cycling to Ireland

Karl Pinches is cycling from Wolverhampton to Ireland to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation

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Joanne is running

Joanne Dann is running the Brighton Marathon to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation

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Handmade cards

Kayleigh Sawkins is hand making cards to sell to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation.

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Camilla's 10km

Camilla Keyte is taking part in the 'Just Walk' 10km event to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation

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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.