Claire's story - "Our Mum remains to be the biggest fighter and strongest person ever. She’s our hero"

Without the world-class surgeons and nurses at Harefield, mum would not be here todayRead more

Charlotte's story - "I unexpectedly fell ill in November 2014 and, little did I know, my life was about to change"

It was only when my dad came with me to the GP and insisted I had a chest x-ray urgently that I started to understand the extent of my illnessRead more

Gary's story: Part 2 "The surgical staff at the Royal Brompton had done a wonderful job... and I was the proof"

Without these teams of experts, who truly offer a one-stop service from (pre)cradle to late senior life, I and hundreds, possibly thousands, of patients wouldn't be here today, leading fulfilling livesRead more

Gary's story: Part 1 "For the first time in my life I could walk longer distances - even run"

At the age of 5, with no natural improvement in my condition, my mother was faced with an agonising decision; I had to undergo ground-breaking open-heart surgery, with only a 50/50 chance of successRead more

The Britton Family's story - "The care, skill and dedication of the team at Harefield is unparalleled"

Without the skill and dedication of the team at Harefield, and the amazing courage and generosity of the donor’s family, our son might not have survivedRead more

Helen's story - "I was allocated to Harefield Hospital; a place that I loved as soon as I saw it"

In 1971, I was lucky enough to be able to study nursing at Harefield Hospital's School of NursingRead more

Fiona's story - "We quickly learnt that because of the rareness of the condition, there were only a few hospitals in the world that could look after them"

Our boys were diagnosed with a rare lung condition called Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) at Royal Brompton Hospital when they were aged four and sixRead more

Kelly's story - "Harefield Hospital looked after my Dad like he was the most precious person – like he is to us"

At first, I thought it would be easy to write our story, but it hasn’t been as easy as I thought. It unearthed many emotions from a difficult year, but it may help me, as well as others reading.Read more

Leanne’s story - “I handed my tiny baby over to the surgeon, not knowing whether it would be a success”

Knowing my son and I are under the care of such an amazing hospital gives me so much happiness.Read more