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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.

Heart Zone

NHS 24 plans to create a 'Heart Zone' to provide information

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Which destination?

We're looking for ideas for our next weekend away in 2015....

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Consequences...

How does the way you think, feel and behave affect your heart condition?

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New PHT Service

Experts from Southampton and the Brompton hospital are working together for PHT patients

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Annual Conference

Join us in Leeds for our Annual Conference

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Get your place!

Get your Royal Parks 2014 place before they're all gone!

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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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80 years on

My name is Jean Lewis, I was born in 1931 weighing 10.5 lbs, looking the picture of health.

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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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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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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.