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Hearts Together 2023 Speaker – Katrijn Jansen

Katrijn will be speaking at our Hearts Together 2023 event in Newcastle Katrijn Jansen is an adult congenital cardiologist and associate clinical lecturer at the Freeman Hospital and Newcastle upon Tyne university. She trained in cardiology…

Hearts Together 2023 Speaker – Elaine Muirhead

Elaine is an Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Scottish Adult Congenital Cardiac Service (SACCS). She joined the SACCS team in 2013 and continues to support and develop adult congenital heart services for patients living in Scotland.…

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ARE YOU TRANSFERRING TO ADULT SERVICES? HAVE YOU ALREADY TRANSFERRED? How can we help? We are working closely with the CHD networks and specialist hospitals. We want to know what we can do to help with the process of transferring to…

Hearts Together Speakers – Debbie McParlin and Lorna Carruthers

Debbie and Lorna will be speaking at our Hearts Together 2023 event in Newcastle on 13th May. Debbie is a Fontan Nurse specialist, in post since 2019 - the first UK post of its type. She is dual trained in Adults and Paediatrics and spent…

Workshops for parents and carers

As part of our work with young people transferring to adult services we've been given the opportunity to share some FREE parent workshops with you! 🥰 Money Matters - a workshop for parent carers Tuesday 7th March 7.00pm-9.00pm via Zoom Financial…

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Take a look at our videos, interviews & social media posts. If you would like more information about us, wish to share our work or perhaps done something amazing in the CHD community that you would like to share, please fill out our contact form. We would love to hear from you!

 Neil Hunting’s radio interview on running the London Marathon for The Somerville Foundation with Jon Wright – BBC Suffolk – 18 August 21. Listen Here. Donate to Neil’s fundraiser here.

Our very own Helen Taylor talks to Jon Wright on BBC Suffolk about running for The Somerville Foundation. Listen Here.

Chris Byland (Radio Producer) on The Somerville Foundation – Listen Here

Somerville Foundation Roger Black – Radio 4 Appeal – Listen Here

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  • Read our 2019 interview with Roger Black
  • Listen to what a normal resting heart sounds like