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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.

Media coverage

Watch ITV and BBC coverage of UK's 1st CHD Research Centre

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1st UK Centre

Launch of the UK's first congenital heart research centre

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Meet Up Groups

Seven new Meet Up Social Groups have been formed in Devon and Cornwall, London (under and over 30's),...

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ACHD conference

You are invited to attend the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust annual patient conference.

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London Marathon 17

Run the London Marathon in 2017!

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Brighton Marathon

Take part in the Brighton Marathon in 2017 and raise money towards research into congenital heart disease.

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Royal Parks 2016

Take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon in October 2016. Guaranteed places available.

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TSFConference 2016

Enjoy an informative, interesting and empowering day of presentations around living with a congenital...

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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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Colin's Story

The incredible tale of what happened to Colin at the world’s greatest football ground.

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Confidence is key

Olivia's experience taking part in Katie Piper’s Diversity Catwalk Fashion Show.

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Late Diagnosis

Hello my name is Amanda and last year I got married... and found out I had congenital heart disease.

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Our Superheroes!

Superheroes Helen and Val raised over £1,200 at Regent's Park on 15th May 2016

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Be a blood donor!

Blood donors are real life superheroes

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Kate's Great!

Kate recently ran the Bath Half Marathon to raise vital funds for The Somerville Foundation in an astonishing...

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Fab fundraisers

Join our amazing fundraisers

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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.