Supporting Young People and Adults born with a Heart Condition
The Somerville Foundation are the only UK charity dedicated to supporting adults born with a heart condition (ACHD). There are over 250,000 adults who were born with a heart condition living in the UK. The Somerville Foundation further provides support for young people transitioning into adult heart services. The charity exists to create a world where they receive excellent medical care, and lead happy, healthy lives.
The helpline will be answered Monday-Thurs, 9-5. Please note that this is not an emergency helpline. If you are feeling in despair and really need to talk to someone immediately you should call the Samaritans on 116 123. For medical emergencies go to A&E or dial 999.
We are not able to provide medical advice; please contact your GP or ACHD specialist team in this regard, full contact details can be found on our specialist centres page.