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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.

Help us score!

Match-day donation collectors urgently needed for 29 October (you don't have to be a sports fan!)

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Your thoughts

How you talk to other heart patients, get important advice and stay in contact.

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Announcement

Recent announcement over surgical centres

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Appearance Matters

Scarred FOR Life will be exhibiting in London 28-30 June at Appearance Matters 7.

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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!

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St Barts Dinner

Join us on 18th May 2017 for a sumptuous dinner in aid of TheSF and the GUCH unit at St Barts

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Mindfulness Taster

Come to Southampton and learn more about mindfulness

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We're moving!

We shall be moving offices in the week commencing 23rd January 2017.

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James' story

We have recently been working to fund James, a final year medical student at Magdalen College, University...

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Kate in Ireland

Kate cycled the length of Ireland in June 2016 to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation.

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Richard's story

Richard Powell recalls his experience of open heart surgery at 12.

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Robert's Ballet

Robert's hobbies changed slightly after his regular Thursday circuit training class was cancelled...

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James' Run

On 12th February 2017 James Smith is taking part in the Exeter Half Marathon to raise funds for The...

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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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30 Million Steps

Donation received from Actelion's Global Corporate Challenge

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Trekking in China

Joanne Dann will trek along one of the world's most famous historical landmarks to raise funds

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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.