Suzy's blog - "How do you say thank you to the people that saved your child’s life?"

Joshua is our kind, loving, clever and very hilarious 6-year-old son who makes us laugh every day! He is like any other little boy but the difference is each of his scars has a story to tell. Read more

Ashley's blog - "Harefield Hospital’s expertise, dedication, and clinical excellence makes them second to none"

December 28th, 2014, kicked off the longest and scariest year of my life. When I became a new mum through surrogacy after a 7-year fertility journey, I was over the moon. But Cystic fibrosis (CF) made my lungs vulnerable to infections and viruses, so when I caught the flu, it had near deadly consequences. Read more

Vaishali’s blog - "Harefield Hospital is my family, my second home"

I've been working in Harefield hospital since 2001, first as a student and now as a Clinical nurse specialist in Apheresis. Read more

Stacey's blog - "Thank you Harefield, we continue to support you always"

Five days before my mum and dad (Caroline and David) returned from an amazing holiday in Tenerife, my partner and I returned from our own special holiday in Budapest, having just got engaged. Read more

Lea's blog - "Despite only being 22, Will achieved a huge amount in the music industry"

My son Will was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension by the team at Royal Brompton Hospital in September 2017 after he was struggling to breathe whilst walking. Read more

Larissa's blog - "We will be forever grateful to the staff at Harefield Hospital"

Eighteen months ago, Kane was diagnosed with restricted cardiomyopathy and pulmonary hypertension. As a result, he was referred to Harefield Hospital where he received a heart and lung transplant in January 2018. Read more

Bernie's blog - "They saved my life and I will never forget and be eternally grateful"

Three years ago I was diagnosed with a collapsed lung and a 7 cm tumour. I had six months of chemotherapy, a bronchoscope, which resulted in an emergency admission with septicaemia. Read more

Nina's blog - "As a family we can never thank Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals enough"

It is a great privilege for me to be Aunt to my nephew Michael Mackay, who was born with Cystic Fibrosis. Mike received new lungs 11 years ago at the third attempt, having been given just weeks to live. Read more

Ian's blog - "The wonderful Harefield staff were magnificent"

I suffered a heart attack whilst in the South of France, which I thought was sunstroke, as my left arm was aching as I struggled to trim a French hedge. Determined to win, I carried on regardless. Read more

Sue's blog - "I can live life to the full and embrace every new day"

My Granddaughter is coming to play with me today, she is 18 months old. It is a wonderful feeling when she puts her arms around me and calls out ‘Nannysooz’. Read more

Claire's blog - "I loved the work that was being done here, the atmosphere"

I’ve been working at Royal Brompton for 21 years. I came here as a student – I loved that work that was being done here, the atmosphere. My background was in Rose Ward (Royal Brompton’s Paediatric Ward. Read more

Carmel's blog - "I remember how the Nurse reassured me as I came round"

In June 2016 I was diagnosed with cancer at the base of my tongue, I was told that I would have radical treatment and it would be very tough but I would get through it. Read more

Kevin's blog, part three - "I’ve conquered the roof of Africa"

In part two of his blog, Kevin talks about days five and six of his Mount Kilimanjaro challenge and reaching the summit. Read more

Kevin's blog, part two - "Kilimanjaro itself looks a lifetime away to me"

In part two of his blog, Kevin talks about days three and four of his epic trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Read more

Kevin's blog, part one -"I was driven by my determination to succeed for Harefield Hospital"

In October, Kevin Chilcott embarked on the ultimate challenge - climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, to raise funds for our Charity. Read more

Brendan's blog - "I will always remain in awe of the kindness and technical expertise of the staff"

I was living an exciting, busy life like every other hard working dad with a wife and young family. I was managing a mild medical disorder which, in the end, turned out to be quite a rare and complex issue. Read more

Annie's blog - "There is no way I can describe the gratitude I have for the team at RBH"

I have seen Heaven. Not the spooky long swirly tunnels and people in white. I saw Heaven in my own village once I left Royal Brompton and learned to walk again. Read more

Cliff's blog - "I am so grateful to the hundreds of people who have helped me"

My life has been saved and enhanced by the wonders performed at the amazing Harefield Hospital. I was born in 1961 with a congenital heart block. Read more

Heather's blog - "We have a lot to thank Royal Brompton for"

The first time we heard that our Daddy required emergency heart surgery was when we woke up on a November morning, thinking of the school day ahead, and found our grandparents downstairs. Read more

Pippa's blog - "I will always be grateful for the amazing care I received"

Although I didn’t have my transplant at Harefield, it was Royal Brompton who cared for me through my childhood, transitioned me into adult life with CF and became a home from home. Read more

Andrew's blog - "My lung transplant feels like a miracle and it has allowed me to have a new life”

I am 49, I have cystic fibrosis (CF) and I have been in the care of both Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals since the age of 16. Read more

Louise's blog - "James was a constant inspiration to his family and friends"

My son James suffered from Marfans syndrome which caused him to have various issues with his heart, and was a long-term patient at Harefield. Read more

Sally's blog - "Some walking shoes have been thrown on the barbecue but one thing is for sure is that the team will never forget this experience"

A group of willing volunteers from FSI decided to continue the company's ‘Dare to be Great’ motto by signing up to complete the Three Peaks Challenge. Read more

Sugi's blog - "We’re thankful to the hospital and the donor family who gave him a few more years of life to fulfil his dreams"

Anbu was my first love. We were married for 20 years. In 2005, he was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy and then in 2012, he was diagnosed with heart failure due to cardiomyopathy. Read more