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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.

Christmas Help '17

Our patient helpline and email support still be open but will offer a reduced service from 23rd December...

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Future of CHD

NHS England decision released

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Hearts & Minds

Hearts & Minds. Tackling mental health issues in congenital heart patients. Your vote is needed. Help...

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Employment Law

If you are being unfairly treated at work, you are entitled to a free consultation on any employment...

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GREAT EAST RUN '18

ENTER THE GREAT EAST RUN 2018 HERE

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Xmas Shopping!

We’re here to tell you how Christmas shopping actually is good for hearts.

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CHD Week 2018

From 7th to 14th February 2018, we’ll be celebrating CHD Awareness Week - Join in!

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ACHD Info Day

See the presentations from the ACHD information day, held at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

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Transplants are 50

On 3rd December 2017, it was the 50th Anniversary of the world's first Heart Transplant.

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Breath's power

Millie discusses how the power of breath has changed living with a heart condition for the better

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Beth's advice

Always helpful and supportive Beth Greenaway shares her personal insight and some of her story

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Unique Differences

Donna's story about how her CHD sets her apart from the rest.

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GNR 2017

Michelle tells us about her amazing fundraising efforts that have taken place over the course of 2017.

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Go Pauline!

One of our fantastic members, Pauline, walked up Roseberry Topping in May to raise vital funds for us.

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Gramps footsteps

Helen Witt pledged to take on the South West Coast Path and raise money for The Somerville Foundation.

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Four marathons

Four years ago, Anna was recovering from her second life-saving surgery. On 9th April, she will be running...

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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.