Exceptional researchers doing exceptional work.

The Somerville Foundation has always worked hard to improve the lives of people who were born with a heart condition.

Below you will see just some of the ways even the smallest donation is helping us to make a big impact.

But much more needs to be done. So, if you want to do something remarkable and help us make a difference, get involved today.

Help our researchers heal broken hearts 

With your help The Somerville Foundation has

Given grants to researchers, cardiologists, medics and academics to find more effective ways to treat and support CHD patients.

Provided grants to those seeking to find ways to improve the mental health of CHD patients.

Raised awareness of the needs of CHD patients and, in particular, the need for good quality research.

Funded new and improved treatments for congenital heart defects.

Opened the UK’s first dedicated Congenital Heart Research Centre.

Launched programs and services based upon good practice identified through research.

How can you help us raise research funds?


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