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Nominate our Charity to win £1000!

£1,000 could make a big difference to the work we do in the ACHD community. That’s why we’d be really grateful if you could nominate us in the Movement for Good awards. Your nomination could be the one that wins us £1,000. Hundreds…
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Riding with Heart

Somerville Heart Foundation is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting young people and adults born with all forms of heart conditions, known as Congenital Heart Disease (or CHD). Let us introduce you to Zeph Forest of AFC Legal…
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Have YOUR say on the future of Congenital Heart Disease research!

In a recent national survey, we asked patients, their families, and healthcare professionals to say what questions they would like to see answered by future research, relating to the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of congenital heart disease…
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Run or Ride? Register today!

Are you a keen bike rider or runner? Then we have three great events to get involved with this year! These are all prestigious and highly sought-after events and participating with a charity place gives you a GUARANTEED place and helps us raise…
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NHS Golden Jubilee SACCS Improvement Project

Help the Scottish Congenital Cardiac Service (SACCS) improve their service We have been requested to share the below on the NHS Golden Jubilee SACCS Improvement Project. The NHS Golden Jubilee is launching an improvement project to ensure…
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Run Royal Parks Half 2022

Join our team and raise awareness for people born with a heart condition! This year's race Takes place on 9 October 2022  and is viewed as one of the most beautiful half marathons in the world. The 13.1mile run leads its 16,000 participants…
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Ride for us

CALLING ALL RIDERS Get on your bike, we have 2 great events for you this year! Ride London – Essex 100 – 29 May 2022 100 miles of traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex. Read more about the route and the…
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Joint Open Day with Little Hearts Matter

We are excited to be holding a joint conference with Little Hearts Matter When: Saturday 12th March 2022 – 10:00 to 4:30 PM Where: Yarnfield Park, Stone, Staffordshire ST15 0NL The open day is a free event and will include talks from Consultant…
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Focus Group -Pregnant women and birthing people with 2 or more long-term health conditions

Our goal is to improve care for pregnant women and birthing people with multiple long-term health conditions through research. - On behalf of MuM-PreDiCT | http://mumpredict.org/  We are inviting women and birthing people to participate…
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February Footsteps 2022

Join us for our February Footsteps challenge and help us beat last year's record.  Last year we had a collective total of 7.4 million footsteps walked. We had over 40 participants across the UK and Europe and raised an incredible £2500!…
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Exploring Benefits Online Webinar - 22 Jan '22

Introducing Pat Ramsey, Manager of Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau. The organisation started as a drop-in advising about welfare benefits. After the changes to benefits in the 1990s, this became a major part of their work. At our ‘Exploring…

2021 Christmas Survival Guide

How this year has flown. 😲  It seems like just yesterday we were getting ready for the festive season, and here it is again. 🎄 We know that this time can be overwhelming, we hope these tips will help you through. ❤️ Get Active Whether…
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Festive Season Office Closure 2021 - 2022

OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE Our office will be closed between 24 - 28 December inclusive and from 1 - 3 January 2022 inclusive. The patient’s helpline can still be reached, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we…
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2022 Dates to Diarise

Get these 2022 dates in your diary! More information on these events will be sent out in due course so keep an eye out for future communications. Exploring Benefits Webinar (online) – 22 Jan 2022 – Sign in to the Community Area to…
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Newsletter Issue 101- Winter 2021

The 2021 winter edition of our newsletter is out now! Log in and find it under the Guch News section of the community area. If you have not yet signed up to The Somerville Foundation you can do so here!
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COVID-19 Update 30 November 2021

Updated Government guidelines 29 December 2021 - Omicron Variant Oral statement to update on the Omicron variant Health and wellbeing during coronavirus Entering England during coronavirus Vaccinations for coronavirus
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COVID-19 Update 17 November 2021

England Booster vaccines  People aged 40 to 49 will soon be offered a booster of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine 6 months after their second dose. Book your vaccination appointment online or find a walk-in clinic. Vaccinations…

Black Friday 26 November '21

Black Friday falls on November 26 this year but some stores already have some incredible deals on right now! Black Friday is one of the busiest days in the retail calendar and  is usually the beginning of the Christmas shopping period, some…
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Ecclesiastical 12 Days of Giving

With your help, we could receive a £1000 donation from Ecclesiastical! Vote for The Somerville Foundation as your chosen charity in the Ecclesiastical 12 Days of Giving Campaign! Anyone can nominate Ecclesiastical will draw 10 winners at…
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COVID-19 Update 4 October 2021

England New rules for travelling or returning to England • New international travel system from 4 Oct: red list and rest of world • Changes to rules for fully vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries • 8 destinations…
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Meet our RPH 2021 Runners

The Royal Parks Half Marathon – Takes place on 10 October 2021! With incredible views of iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, the London Eye, the Royal Albert Hall, and the Palace of Westminster. This year we have 5…
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Wishing our VMG London Marathon runners all the best!

The Virgin Money Giving London Marathon takes place this Sunday 3rd October in London. We are so thrilled to have the opportunity to take part in one of the world’s most coveted races, raising awareness for young people and adults born with…
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COVID-19 Update 28 September 2021

England New rules for travelling or returning to England New international travel system from 4 Oct: red list and rest of world Changes to rules for fully vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries 8 destinations removed…
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COVID-19 Update September 2021

ENGLAND  Changes to green and red travel lists  Montenegro and Thailand moved to the red list on 30 August. The Azores, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania and Switzerland are now on the green list. Third vaccine dose for…
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Neil's Journey | London Marathon 2021

In 3 weeks' time, Neil will be running the Virgin Money Giving London Marathon on 3rd October.  The 26.2-mile trek around London is no walk in the park (pardon the pun), but when you have 20 years of running experience behind you, everything…
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Finance Webinar 8 September | Meet the Speaker - Abby Cohen

Join The Somerville Foundation finance webinar on Wednesday 8th September. Our finance specialists will discuss a variety of financial topics from mortgages to pensions and investments & more! Retiring early? buying your first home? Do you…
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Finance Webinar 8 September | Meet the Speaker - Henry Gaskin

Join The Somerville Foundation finance webinar on Wednesday 8th September. Our finance specialists will discuss a variety of financial topics from mortgages to pensions and investments & more! Retiring early? buying your first home? Do you…
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Finance Webinar 8 September | Meet the Speaker - Ben Adams

Join The Somerville Foundation finance webinar on Wednesday 8th September. Our finance specialists will discuss a variety of financial topics from mortgages to pensions and investments & more! Retiring early? buying your first home? Do you…