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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…
Prof Jane Somerville
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Video message from our President & Founder, Professor Jane Somerville

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis

Find the attached leaflet containing information regarding Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis, which has been supplied by The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP).  The BCCA (British Congenital Cardiac…
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Making the most of your Doctor’s Appointments

Making the most of your Doctor's Appointments I imagine that most of us have had Doctor’s Appointments that have gone well, where we have felt satisfied but also other times when this really hasn’t been the case. Many people find going…
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Travelling as a GUCH Patient

Travelling as a GUCH Patient GUCH patient and The Somerville Foundation volunteer Sophie has travelled extensively and is passionate about seeing the world. She has developed a positive, practical approach to planning holidays and here, with…
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Waking up in Intensive Care

Waking up in Intensive Care When you first come out of surgery we give you medication to keep you asleep. This is so we can make sure everything is stable before waking you up. It is a very safe place to be. You have your own nurse who looks…