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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.

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Congenital Heart Disease Standards for Scotland are now open for consultation.

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Other Languages

We are looking for people who are fluent in other languages.

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Dr George Ballard

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic and untimely death of much loved Dr George Ballard,...

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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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Brighton Run 2016

Join #TeamTSF in fabulous Brighton in April 2016

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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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Amonn's Story

Congenital heart patient and Double Gold Medallist, Amonn AL-Mahrouq, stormed to yet another victory...

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Eight of you amazing people ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon on 11th October 2015

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Awesome Belinda

One of our favourite fundraisers, Belinda Dawson is once again taking part in a number of events throughout...

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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.