Wellbeing Services – We value your feedback

As part of ongoing assessment and improvement of our services and to meet demand, we recently added a second, female Counsellor to our Wellbeing Support service. Both of our counsellors have congenital heart disease which helps to better understand…
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Dealing with low mood and depression

Low mood and life’s ups and downs It’s natural to feel sad, low or despondent in response to setbacks, upsetting life events and difficulties. Someone with a congenital heart condition might, at times, face additional challenges that…

Mental Health Awareness Week 18 – 24 May 2020

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. This week think of an act of kindness you can reflect on or carry out. Share your thoughts and pictures with us. They don’t have to be big things, it can be as simple as sharing an inspirational…
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Video message from our President & Founder, Professor Jane Somerville

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Living through a global pandemic with a chronic health condition: how to protect your mental health

Author: Dr Liza Morton Like many people living with a serious medical condition my complex cardiac history puts me at greater risk of serious complications from COVID-19. Initially, I struggled to find expert advice during a fast moving situation…

Introducing Richard Bird

Hi everyone, I consider it a great privilege to have been recruited as the new Wellbeing Coordinator for the Somerville Foundation. I’m aware that I have big shoes to fill, since my predecessor, Anne Crump, did such a marvellous job over…