Angela's Story - “I was half a day old with a hole in my heart”

Angela shares the story of being born with Transposition of the Great Arteries, a rare and  life-threatening condition Read more

Michael’s Story – “Just to get off the bed and stand was like fighting two tigers at the same time”

Michael shares with us his incredible story of heart failure and being given at LVAD at Harefield Hospital Read more

Malcolm’s Story - “I want to create awareness of endocarditis so that people don’t go through what I went through”

Malcolm became ill in early 2021. At first, he thought he had Covid-19. However, it emerged that he had endocarditis, a very serious heart condition Read more

Matt's Story - "In reaching the middle of that life they saved, I want to be able to give something back."

Matt is taking part in the London Marathon 2023 to thank Royal Brompton for their lifetime of care. Read more

Sam and Graeme’s Story - “This hospital fought to make Graeme better and gave me support and care too”

What presented initially an untreatable cough, led to Graeme being placed on the urgent transplant list for a new heart. Read more

Sam’s Story – “When I was transferred back to Royal Brompton, it was just like going home”

It took four months to mend Sam’s heart, now climbing Snowden is on her horizon thanks to Royal Brompton’s care Read more

Helen and Louis’s story – “Without his diagnosis and transplant, my daughter and I would be without him today”

Helen, her family and friends are taking on extraordinary fundraising events to thank our hospitals for her partner’s extraordinary care Read more

John's Story - "Harefield Hospital is a special and unique place. I never get tired of returning for appointments."

John is representing Great Britain at the World Transplant Games in Australia and is using it as an opportunity to support us. Read more

Kylie’s story - "I run to help those that need it the most"

Kylie shares her motivation for running the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Ruben's Fund Read more

Peter's story - "This is for all the people who have made it possible for me to get here"

For Organ Donation Week, Peter shares his transplant story. From double lung transplant to winning gold at the Transplant Games Read more

Lindsay's story - "Without my donor and the generosity of his family I could never had done any of this"

This Organ Donation Week we are celebrating some of the Harefield Athletes who won medals at the British Transplant Games. Read more

Martin's Story - "The surgical team at Harefield saved my life, and have given me a new life. I can’t thank them enough"

In 2021, Martin had open heart surgery at Harefield Hospital. In this blog he writes about his experience Read more

Lawrence’s story – “If it wasn’t for Royal Brompton, I wouldn’t have gone on to have three healthy wonderful sons”

A father-of-three who underwent open heart surgery in his mid 20s has been raising money for the hospital which saved his life Read more

Cliff’s Story – “Giving back to the hospital for the great care that I received is a real motivator for me”

Cliff talks to us about being a transplant patient at Harefield Hospital and volunteering for the Charity Read more

Eugene’s Blog – “The Journey Continues”

Eugene has written for us about his ongoing recovery and the build up to another fundraising walk for the Charity Read more

Karen’s Story – “The staff were so kind on Lind Ward. They treated you with such respect”

Karen had suffered for two years with an undiagnosed debilitating respiratory illness. Thankfully, Royal Brompton’s specialists were able to give her a diagnosis she was looking for. Read more

Tony’s Story – “Tony was always smiling, joking and the most positive person you could ever meet”

In January, Kelly’s husband Tony sadly passed away. In this blog Kelly shares their experience of care at Royal Brompton Read more

Ruben’s Story – “If we can help just one baby or child suffering, then this will be our privilege and honour”

Charlotte Dyer & Patrick Jones only had a few months with their beautiful baby boy Ruben, before he tragically died on Wednesday 12 January. Read more

Grant's Story - “I try to make every moment count, many people aren’t as lucky as me”

As lung transplant patient Grant embarks on a 100 mile walk, he reflects on the challenges he’s overcome to get to this point Read more

Mike's story - "I woke up the next morning with a nurse standing opposite telling my wife I was fine"

In 2019, Mike had open heart surgery at Royal Brompton. In this blog, he tells us about the expert care he received Read more

Lou's story – “The care that Harefield provides is phenomenal”

In 2021, Lou discovered she had inherited heart failure. Now she is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support other heart failure survivors. Read more

John's story - “The staff work tirelessly and they’re my heroes. Without them, I wouldn't be here”

When John was rushed to Harefield Hospital in February 2020, he was given 12 hours to live. The staff at Harefield Hospital leapt into action to save his life. Now John is sharing his story with us. Read more

Sophie’s story – “I see my ten year anniversary as an opportunity to give back”

Sophie is doing a Decade Decathlon, ten fundraising events ten years after she had a lung transplant at Harefield Hospital Read more