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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.


NHS England is holding it's public consultation in Cardiff on 15th March 2017

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NHS Consultation

NHS England has launched a public consultation on how it will put in place new standards for hospitals...

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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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Royal Parks 2017

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

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1st Great East Run

Join the #TSFTeam as they take on the UKs 1st Great East Run, staged in Ipswich September 2017

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Join us on 14 May

Join Anna, Michelle, Helen, John and Anne from TSF and take part in the 28th Charity Walk for Peace

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Hold a quiz!

Find out how you can raise money for The Somerville Foundation by holding a quiz at your local pub.

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My Open Heart

Read about Izabel's diagnosis and her experience with open heart surgery.

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Katie tells us about her experiences with transitioning from paediatric to adult care.

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Toby's story

Toby tells us about the differences between his care when he was younger, and the care he received just...

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Life is...

Tom tells us of his journey through life, and how he and his family have managed his congenital heart...

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Four marathons

Four years ago, Anna was recovering from her second life-saving surgery. On 9th April, she will be running...

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Well done James!

James ran The Exeter Half Marathon to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation in February 2017, and...

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Great East Run

Helen is taking on the Great East Run which comes to Ipswich in September 2017.

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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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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.