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Covid 19 & ACHD Concerns Webinar – Part 2

Our first Covid 19 & ACHD Concerns Webinar was so popular we’re running it again! Register at http://bit.ly/3aiOETd to join a new panel of specialists answering more of your questions at 6pm on 25.02.21.

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1 Million Feb Foot Steps for TSF

To mark Heart month this February, we have created the challenge of walking 1,000,000 steps for the Somerville Foundation.  The aim is for our community of patients and supporters to get outside and walk, and together we will try to reach 1…

ACHD and pregnancy

ACHD and pregnancy webinar coming up from the Royal Brompton Hospital on 1st February at 2pm  

Covid-19 Concerns Webinar – 28/01/21

Click on the following Zoom link to join this webinar on 28.01.21 at 6pm where a panel of ACHD Specialists will be answering questions around Covid-19 concerns: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86257433964?pwd=ZmpuL1pKU1FJdFFKc2x2cU1CNk5SZz09

Thank You to our doctors & nurses

We sent a copy of this NHS - Thank You to all the ACHD Teams earlier this month in recognition of a very difficult 2020 and with hope for a brighter 2021: Image courtesy of David Makinson - our very own 'Banksy'!

Eat, Shop, Save

A healthy lifestyle is particularly important for those born with a heart condition.  Eat, Shop, Save is looking for applicants for a summer series.  It helps families facing ‘modern life burnout’ by looking at their diet, finances, fitness…
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Congenital Cardiac Disease Review – Patient Experience – Scotland Our research panel is calling on members to complete a questionnaire to support the review of specialist congenital cardiac services in Scotland. Please complete the questionnaire…

New membership scheme set for 2021

The Somerville's new membership scheme is set to go live in February 2021. Insert letter here.
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Run the Royal Parks Half 2021 for #TeamTheSF

Join our team and raise awareness for people born with a heart condition! The Royal Parks Half Marathon takes place on the 10th of October 2021; with routes through four of central London’s most beautiful parks; all on closed roads. Join…

Funding Announcement

Announcement Date: 29 October 2020 We were absolutely thrilled to hear that we have been awarded over £43,000 of Government funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) as part of the Coronavirus Community Support…

Let your voice be heard!

We Need Your VOICES! We need your VIDEOS! We need Your PICTURES! We need your WORDS! Be part of our new Hearts, Minds and COVID19 Campaign. Tell us in a voice clip or video how being part of The Somerville Foundation Community has helped…
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VE Day 2020 - 75th Year Anniversary

VE Day 2020 takes place this Friday the 8th of May in the UK. This year, it will be on a Bank Holiday - a decision that was made specially to honour the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Due to the coronavirus restrictions most VE Day 75 events and…
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Robert's 26 Flights for 26 days

  Robert Kemp, Chicane Connect MD has decided to embark on 26 flights for 26 days in order to raise funds for The Somerville Foundation.  Chicane Connect has proudly supported The Somerville Foundation for many years. Robert…
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Take part in the 2.6 Challenge - Save Our Charity!

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Help to save your Charity - Join the 2.6 Challenge!

Help us to Save the UK’s Charities! The Covid-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on UK charities leading to an estimated loss of £4 billion for the sector. Charities, like the Somerville Foundation depend on income from fundraising…
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Join the 2.6 Challenge - It's gonna be Epic!

Help us to Save the UK’s Charities! The Covid-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on UK charities leading to an estimated loss of £4 billion for the sector. Charities, like the Somerville Foundation depend on income from fundraising…
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An Evening of Soul with Andre Smith

Join us on FRIDAY 1ST MAY 2020 for an Evening of Soul with Andre Smith! WHERE: ST JOHNS CONSERVATIVE CLUB, KIRBY ST, IPSWICH (Get Directions) TIME: 19:00 - Till Late TICKETS: £5 P/P - Admits One Adult Purchase tickets via email to: Lynn.downson5@icloud.com…
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Run the Royal Parks Half 2020 for #TeamTheSF

Join our team and raise awareness for people born with a heart condition! The Royal Parks Half Marathon takes place on the 11th of October 2020; with routes through four of central London’s most beautiful parks; all on closed roads. Join…
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Nightrider 2020 - London

Join #TeamSF on 6-7 June 2020 when, once again, Nightrider will take over London! Two routes will be available - a 100km and a 50km ride. Both are circular and start and finish at the iconic Lee Valley VeloPark. Take Part in…

Run the Royal Parks Half 2019 for #teamthesf

Join our team and raise awareness for people born with a heart condition To secure your place on our charity team please pay your £45 registration fee via Paypal, through the link below. You do not need to have a Paypal account, just…
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Volunteer at Ipswich Music Day Sunday 7th July 2019

Join us for a great day of music in Christchurch Park taking in the sights and sounds of Ipswich Music Day. We need a team of volunteers to hand out programmes and collect donations to help young people and adults born with a heart condition. Shifts…
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Annual Conference 2019 Liverpool

Hearts & Minds: Supporting the mental health of congenital heart patients We very much hope that you will be able to join us for our Annual Conference which this year will be held in Liverpool. Our focus for this conference is on mental…

Press Refresh - Mindful Relaxation

Mindful relaxation: using our imagination to soothe ourselves and de-stress. 14th March 2019 - ECHO Office, Canterbury House, 1 Royal Street, London SE1 7LL https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/press-refresh-tickets-56039133557 Places must…
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Campaigning in Scotland

We are working with service providers and relevant stakeholders to improve health care provision. On our behalf, as our voluntary Scottish Campaign Manager, Dr Liza Morton sits on NHS Scotland’s Scottish Congenital Cardiac Advisory Board &…
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GLASGOW Nightrider 2019

NIGHTRIDER™ GLASGOW 2019 Date: 22/23 June 2019 Distance: 50km or 100km REGISTER NOW  After the success of the inaugural Glasgow Nightrider in May 2018, the iconic charity bike ride is returning to Scotland in 2019. You can be a part…

LONDON Nightrider 2019

Last chance to join our team NIGHTRIDER™ LONDON 2019 Date: 8 / 9 June 2019 Distance: 50km or 100km Nightrider is celebrating its 10th anniversary in London 2019, and you can be a part of this special cycle challenge! Taking place throughout…

NHS England proposals for congenital heart defects services consultation

Now closed, NHS England proposals for congenital heart disease services consultation In February 2017, NHS England as the public body responsible for commissioning specialised congenital heart services, launched a consultation to ensure excellent…