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

Matthew's blog - "ECMO came to our rescue when literally all hope was lost"

Matthew's daughter Tessa was found lying on her bedroom floor, barely conscious. In his blog, Matthew tells her life-saving ECMO story through a Father's eye. Read more

Karen's blog - "We cannot praise Royal Brompton and its staff enough"

In her blog, Karen thanks the special people and the special place that cared and continues to care for her husband John. Read more

Adele's blog - "I owe the AICU team and ECMO so much”

Adele was diagnosed with late-onset asthma in March – she had been suffering from a cough for five months and started to feel very poorly. Read more

Sarah's blog - "People call Saroj the ‘miracle man’"

People call my husband Saroj the ‘miracle man’. Here is our story why. Read more

Helen's blog - "ECMO was the last resort"

The first thing Helen remembers is Boxing Day when her sister said she thought Helen seemed a little bit under the weather. Read more

Tracy's blog - "ECMO saved my life after developing sepsis"

In the summer of 2017, I had a fall at home which resulted in fracturing my humerus. I came home from hospital and about a week or so later developed sepsis. Read more

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

On the 16th August 2013, we were absolutely delighted by the birth of our grandson Thomas. However, our celebrations were short-lived as it became apparent that Thomas was very unwell. Read more

Jamie's blog - "I hope sharing my story can help and support people going through similar issues"

In December 2017, aged 37, I underwent open-heart surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital for a Bicuspid Aortic Valve, or BAV for short. Read more

Sammy's blog - "We will be forever grateful for everything Harefield did for Dad "

On Thursday 29th March 2018 our dad Colin Jones, aged just 59, lost his fight against heart disease at Harefield Hospital. Read more

Johnny's blog - One old man losing his tummy

Johnny is cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats in the space of only 13 days to raise funds for our Transforming Your Care Appeal. Read more

Dave's blog - "I still can’t quite comprehend what has happened to me"

I first found out that I had cardiomyopathy when I was in my early thirties. My heart decided to go into arrhythmia one Sunday afternoon so it was clear that something wasn’t right. Read more

Terry's blog - "What a journey for us all, Harefield Hospital, thank you."

I became aware that I had a problem in early December 2017, breathless, lack of energy, finding it hard to walk, massive weight gain, not sleeping, I felt terrible. Read more

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