Longest surviving heart and lung transplant recipient, and great friend of our Charity, Andrew Whitby, dies aged 53

Andrew Whitby, one of our most passionate advocates and a great friend to the Charity, passed away on Saturday.Read more

Summer Raffle raises over £700 for our #HeartofPICU Appeal

As summer draws to a close, we celebrate another boost to our appeal to transform the heart of our paediatric intensive care unit for parents of critically ill childrenRead more

Intensive care staff help Charity launch new appeal with ‘Talk & Tour’ evening

Staff on Royal Brompton’s Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU) help us launch our new appeal to raise £300,000 to support the build of two new intensive care isolation roomsRead more

Glen Swire, valued friend of our Charity, dies aged 75

It was with deep sadness that we learnt of the death of Glen Swire, on 3 September 2017Read more

Supporters raise £31,500 and counting at Harefield Fun Run & Family Day

On Sunday 10 September, a record-breaking 750 patients, families and staff braved the chilly winds to raise money for Harefield Hospital.Read more

Charity launches two new appeals

With two smashed targets, come two new appeals - Transforming the Heart of PICU and the MitraClip AppealRead more

Charity exceeds £1.1m target for ITU redevelopment

After two years of tireless fundraising by you, our generous supporters, we are thrilled to announce that we have now sailed passed our target of £1.1 million for the redevelopment of Harefield’s Intensive Care Unit and Scanner CentreRead more

Runners, riders and walkers raise over £30,000 at our Grand Canal Challenge

On a hazy summer Sunday two weekends ago, 190 runners, cyclists and walkers dug out their Lycra and took on our second epic Grand Canal ChallengeRead more

Round of golf pushes funds for Harefield Intensive Care Unit over £1.1m target

Our annual Golf Day at Denham Golf Club has pushed us over our £1.1m target for Harefield’s Intensive Care Unit redevelopment.Read more

Conservative candidate pledges to urge new health secretary to scrap plans to close congenital heart disease services at Royal Brompton, if re-elected

Conservative candidate and former MP for Hendon, Matthew Offord visited the paediatric intensive care unit and children’s ward at Royal Brompton Hospital to see for himself the vital services that NHS England is threatening with closure.Read more

Jane Asher donates VIP package to see an American in Paris with backstage tour and more

Jane Asher has donated an exclusive, unique prize that we are auctioning to the highest bidder. Bidding closes on 17 May at 9pm, so don't wait to make your bid!Read more

Hillingdon Mayor helps us celebrate £1M raised for new Intensive Care Unit at Harefield Hospital

Hillingdon Mayor and Mayoress join 60 Harefield Hospital staff and former patients for a hard hat tour of the Intensive Care Unit site, to celebrate us reaching £1 million in fundraising for the new Unit.Read more

Harefield Intensive Care Unit update

Our appeal to extend Harefield's Intensive Care Unit enters an exciting new phaseRead more

“Get your meddling hands off our hospital!” – Baroness Boothroyd rouses supporters at our CHD protest march

On Saturday, 2,000 doctors, nurses and patients took to the streets of Chelsea in protest against NHS England’s proposal to close the vital congenital heart disease (CHD) service at Royal Brompton Hospital.Read more

Glowing for gold: Runners don neon paint and dash 5k to buy patient virtual reality kits

Runners were glowing before they crossed the starting line in a night-time neon fun run organised by the Brunel Volunteers to help buy virtual reality kits for patients at Harefield HospitalRead more

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub inspires 400 supporters and raises thousands for our hospitals at special lecture

Sir Magdi was joined by esteemed colleagues and friends at a special lecture which drew in a crowd of almost 400 to help raise money for Harefield Hospital.Read more

How NHS England lost Question Time

Tuesday’s public Question Time with NHS England on proposals to close vital heart services at Royal Brompton was hopelessly frustrating, yet reassuring – their argument is definitely flawedRead more

We have a new website!

We’ve been working behind the scenes on bringing you a far better website - we hope you like it!Read more

Comedians bring down the house and bring in the money at 100 Hearts

On Sunday 26 February, our 100 Hearts Charity Gala drew in 1,400 comedy fans and charity supporters for a night of first-class entertainmentRead more

Royal Brompton invites Guardian to create moving photo essay about life on PICU

Last Friday, Royal Brompton Hospital welcomed the Guardian newspaper through its doors to capture what life is really like on the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU)Read more

Join our march against NHS England plans to shut vital services at Royal Brompton

We’re inviting Royal Brompton patients, staff and supporters to take to the streets of Kensington and Chelsea on Saturday 18 MarchRead more

Neon Night Run registration officially opens

Bask in the warm glow of giving – literally – by signing up for our first ever Neon Night Run on 7 March. Registration is now open!Read more

Donors gather for special hard hat tour of Intensive Care Unit extension site

Bright and very early last Friday morning, 25 of our very special donors joined us for a tour of the building site where, slowly but surely, Harefield Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ITU) extension is emerging from the ground.Read more

British Heart Foundation report and the BBC highlight why our One Gene Appeal is so vital

BBC News today reported on a British Heart Foundation study warning that 620,000 people in the UK have a faulty gene putting them at risk of developing heart diseases. Royal Brompton is at the forefront of this research, funded by the Charity in our One Gene, All the Difference appealRead more