Eugene's Blog - "To me the elation is similar to climbing Everest"

Eight months after being in intensive care, Eugene has taken on an epic 45 mile walk as part of his recovery and to raise funds for Harefield Hospital where he was a patient Read more

Karen’s blog – “The T-shirt made me feel proud when I wore it on my runs”

Karen ran for Team Heart last year. In this blog she tells us why she's running for Team Heart again in Heart vs Lungs 2.0 Read more

Daniel's Blog - "Knowing that we could help meant so much to me"

Project Wingman volunteers have been providing their first-class service for staff at Royal Brompton & Harefield during Covid-19. Read about volunteer Daniel's time at Harefield. Read more

Amy's Story - "The challenge gave me something to feel positive about"

Ahead of our virtual challenge, Heart vs Lungs 2.0, we caught up with one of last year’s fiercest participants, Amy. Here's her story. Read more

Eugene's Blog - "Through my training I’ve found more inner strength than I ever imagined I could muster"

Towards the end of 2020, Eugene set himself an amazing walking challenge which will not only support our Charity, but will also help his recovery after months in ICU. Read more

Lowri's Heart Story - “There in all its glory was a 3D image of my heart … it was the first time I’d seen my mechanical valve”

Lowri came to Royal Brompton in need of its specialist staff and an innovative cath lab treatment she couldn’t get anywhere else. Here is her story. Read more

Hannah, James and Wilfred's Story - "Because of the Brompton we have our beautiful son"

Wilfred was born as a seemingly happy and healthy baby boy. It wasn’t until the standard paediatric check-up, 24 hours after he was born that a heart murmur was detected. Read more

Introducing Angela Hartley

Celebrate Heart Month and join us for a live discussion on how heart patients can live their healthiest, fullest lives. Read more

Deborah's Story - "As a result of my transplant, my life has now been transformed"

Cystic Fibrosis had not stopped Deborah from pursuing her dreams, but when it became clear she needed at transplant, our hospitals were there to get her back to the life she loved Read more

Charli's Heart Story - "The Royal Brompton is like a family"

From coming to Royal Brompton as a tiny baby, to the ongoing care she receives today - Charli has grown up with Royal Brompton. Here she tells her story. Read more

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