Andrew's Story - "I'm alive because of some amazing people and a donor whom have given me, so far, an additional 3,500,000 minutes of life"

Transplant patient Andrew Mackenzie has found a crafty way to raise funds for Harefield Hospital during the lockdown Read more

Eugene's Blog - "I cannot repeat often enough how much I owe to the NHS teams who looked after me"

2020 has been quite the year. I turned 60, like many of us suffered the hardship of the COVID-19 restrictions on normal life and for the first time in my life had a major stay in hospital. Read more

Ben's Story - "I was told Ben's dilated aorta was one of the largest he had seen; it was just waiting to burst"

Ben was a sporty boy; his parents had no idea he had been born with a narrowing of the aorta. In this blog Andrea, Ben's Mum, tells his story. Read more

Simon's Heart Story - “The staff were there, they were encouraging, they got me out of bed, they got me moving”

Simon loved his sports despite a faulty aortic valve diagnosis, but in 2020 he needed surgery. Royal Brompton Hospital was there to help him get back on his feet again. Read more

Rachel's Story - "When I was growing up my parents told me that if I had been born ten years earlier, I wouldn’t have survived"

This September I'm taking part in the Charity's virtual challenge, running for Team Heart, to say thanks for the phenomenal care I've received from Royal Brompton and Harefield over the years" Read more

Lizzie's blog – “I was so surprised and delighted that the Prime Minister had chosen me for a Point of Light Award”

I watched a Channel 4 news report about the incredible staff who are working to treat very unwell patients with Covid-19 at Royal Brompton Hospital, so I decided to raise money to help. Read more

Brandon's blog - "I feel incredibly lucky and grateful to have been, and still be, under the best care"

In his blog, Brandon talks about his experience as a life long heart patient at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, and about fundraising to give something back to those who saved his life Read more

John's story - "Harefield will always hold a special place in my heart"

In this blog, John tells us how Harefield has supported his family through hereditary heart disease. Read more

Amandeep's blog - "As a student, I appreciate the support from the staff members. I who are always attempting to test my knowledge"

By supporting the Charity you are helping the hardworking staff at our hospitals at any stage in their career. Recently we helped to welcome student nurses doing their placement at Harefield Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Keeley’s blog - “I’m truly thankful for everyone at Harefield. They really went above and beyond"

In her blog, Keeley tells us about her journey to fix a heart condition which initially, she never knew she had. Read more

Marlene's blog - "I saw you washing and combing Chris' long hair with such tenderness, it nearly brought me to tears"

In her blog, Marlene shares her gratitude for the teams at Harefield who looked after her partner Chris as he lived with cardiomyopathy until he finally got the call for a transplant. Read more

Jim's Blog - "What can I say about the team at Harefield? There is nothing I wouldn't do for those people"

In his blog, Jim talks about his experience of receiving a cath lab procedure at Harefield Hospital in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Graham's Story - "Ever since I've had the procedure, I feel totally different, I feel like a new man!"

Despite having problems with his heart previously, Graham had been enjoying a full life. However, when his health deteriorated towards the end of 2019, he was given the news no one wants to hear. Read more

Daniela's blog - "Thank you so much, my dear Donor! If you could only see the big smile on my face"

In March, I celebrated my 30th heart and lungs transplant birthday, and I am still so grateful for my second life! It hasn’t always been easy, but it has always been worth fighting for. Read more

Dave's Blog - "when I tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, my initial thoughts were for my new heart and then my lungs"

Dave contracted Covid-19 a year after his heart transplant, but with the help of staff at Harefield hospital, he's now home and self-isolating. Read more

Jo's Blog - "I think of the hospital as my second home. I call it my ‘South Kensington pad’ "

In her blog, Jo talks about her life with cystic fibrosis, and how hiccups along the way didn't stop her from taking on the 2.6 Challenge. Read more

Mamatha's blog - "I am proud of my job, my hospital, and my colleagues. I am blessed in every way"

In her blog, Harefield staff nurse Mamatha reflects upon balancing work and family life in the Covid-19 pandemic Read more

Andrew's Blog - "Those who have had transplants have already experienced living a new life. Mine has been amazing"

As a recipient of a double lung transplant, Andrew wants to make the most of this new opportunity at life, even in self-isolation Read more

Amy's blog - "We can rebuild and get together with one another again"

In her blog, Amy talks about her thoughts, fears, and comforts whilst self isolating during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more

Sophie's blog - "Everyday I am trying to do one thing that I have been meaning to do for a long time"

In this blog, Sophie shares her thoughts about self isolating for the next 12 weeks after receiving a double lung transplant, and her appreciation for the NHS. Read more

Andy's blog - "Leigh was a truly wonderful loving lady."

In October last year, Andy's wife Leigh sadly passed away. In this week's blog, Andy shares their story. Read more

Abiona's blog - "I can’t thank Royal Brompton Hospital enough"

Abiona was admitted to Royal Brompton Hospital with pneumonia and pleurisy. In her blog, she thanks the staff that looked after her. Read more

Susie and Kate's blog - "None of this would have been possible without ECMO"

Last year, Susie became unwell and was taken to Royal Brompton Hospital. In this blog, Susie and her wife Kate share their ECMO story. Read more

Paul's blog - "Here is a big thank you to all past, present and future staff"

In his blog, Paul recalls his time spent at Royal Brompton Hospital in 1962, when he was just 7 years old. Read more