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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.

Exciting project

Are you an adult in Scotland born with a heart condition who has a scar from surgery? Would you share...

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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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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.