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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.

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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Award winning

Our PAH-CHD booklet has been highly commended at the Communique Awards

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Research campaign

Read all about our Big Six Research plans

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Movie making

Join us for a FREE afternoon of fun and movie making

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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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Film making

Aged 16-24? Intro workshop - Lights, camera, action

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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.