Charlie's story

Sunday 12th February 2017 was an ordinary Sunday; Charlie had left his family home to do some shopping in Luton town centre when he started to feel lightheaded. He soon began to feel unwell and suddenly began to convulse and stopped breathing. Read more

Catherine's story

Thirty-five years ago, Catherine was diagnosed with a hole in her heart. Fast forward to 2017 and Royal Brompton is now treating her daughter, Pippa, meaning life-saving surgery not once, but twice for her family. Read more

Nicola’s story

Royal Brompton Hospital has been part of Nicola’s life since she was just two years old, when she was diagnosed with a hole in her heart. "I don't know what I would have done without the care and commitment from Royal Brompton Hospital," she says. Read more

The Gietzens' story

Andrew Gietzen had a life-saving double lung transplant at Harefield Hospital. Andrew’s experience inspired his brother Steven and mum Linda to take on the Three Peaks Challenge and our Grand Canal Challenge to raise funds for Harefield Hospital. Read more

A mother's story

This mother would like to remain anonymous. She shares with us the story of her young daughter's experience at Royal Brompton Hospital. Read more

Sarah-Jane's story

Sarah-Jane's dad Len received a new heart at Harefield Hospital in 2014. Two years on, Len is doing well and enjoying a new lease of life. Read more

Helen's story

After being diagnosed with a hole in her heart at the age of 21, Helen underwent open heart surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital. Just a year later, she ran the London Marathon for our Charity. Read more