09.04.2019

Some of you reading my blog will have received our latest edition of News Beat.  If you haven’t and would like a copy – let anyone in the Charity know. Read more

29.03.2019

We had a super event recently with author Bill Bryson talking about his new book due out in autumn – this time the body is treated to the inimitable Bryson style and I can’t wait. Read more

20.03.2019

After a very wet and windy holiday in Ludlow at the weekend, I have come back to work and my blog brimming with excitement that Spring must be on its way even if today that does seem rather a remote dream. Read more

01.03.2019

What better day to commit to a new challenge than the first day of Spring. I am very pleased with myself – I have signed up for the Brighton to Brompton Challenge – (and, by the way it was the easiest of processes!) Read more

13.02.2019

Tonight is our big event – our third and final 100 Hearts. There are so many people without whom it would not have been possible to stage this event. Read more

29.01.2019

Brr, it’s cold as I write my blog, but we are too busy (almost) to notice as we rush headlong into one of the most incredible events of my fundraising career (which has spanned more decades than I care to think about). Read more

14.01.2019

We had a busy and successful December that I want to reflect on in my blog – thank you to all of you who bought raffle tickets, came to our Carol Concerts, supported our gift wrapping and ran in our Santa Dash. Read more

21.12.2018

We have had two beautiful Carol Concerts – they always are lovely but this year has been very special, which I want to tell you about in my blog. Read more

06.12.2018

The song which starts 'The weather outside is frightful....'  seems truer than ever right now, but so does the good news... We have had some wonderful support from our corporate friends and partners that I want to share in my blog. Read more

16.11.2018

Our quiz, two days ago, is not like any other quiz – definitely in a class of its own and to which my latest blog is dedicated to. Read more

12.11.2018

Hands up who came to the Clive Anderson quiz last year - ok, I know I can't see you reading my blog but if you did come, then give yourself a big hug - and if you are coming again this year, give your self an even bigger hug. Read more

15.10.2018

My blog this week focusses on an amazing weekend of fundraising from our incredible supporters, hospital staff and members of the Charity team. Read more

17.09.2018

There are many days when this job doesn't feel like work at all, and the Harefield Fun Run was one of those days. We were blessed with wonderful weather and a great many participants who came with family and friends. Read more

28.08.2018

As summer starts to slip away, our Charity has plenty of ways for you to keep sunny. Our Harefield Fun Run has been as popular as ever with hundreds of people joining us on Sunday 9th September. Read more

10.08.2018

We are so thrilled to have heard from Felicity Kendal that she is going to be our star reader at Royal Brompton’s Carol Concert – I know it is strange to talk about Christmas at the height of summer but to have Felicity is such an excitement that I cannot resist including it in my August blog. Read more

17.07.2018

In this week's blog, Gill says a fond (temporary) farewell to one of our Charity team and celebrates the completion of her Fitin15 pledge. There's also a couple of pictures from previous Fun Runs to inspire this year's participants! Read more

06.07.2018

As Gill is on holiday this week, I thought that it would be fitting for me to write a guest post, having been at the charity for just over a month now as the new Marketing and Communications Manager. Read more

29.06.2018

Gill's blog looks ahead to a weekend of fantastic events for the charity and shares her experience walking with The Bryson Line team as they enter the last week of their voyage. Read more

22.06.2018

Gill talks about the importance of Royal Brompton's life-saving ECMO service and her excitement of the lead up to Grand Canal Challenge and Champagne Picnic in this week's blog. Read more

12.06.2018

With the Grand Canal Challenge fast approaching, Gill's blog reflects on her Fitin15 pledge and the Bryson Line voyage which takes Kate Hedges and team 569 miles from Cape Wrath to Bognor Regis. Read more

18.05.2018

We are trying our hardest to get as many people as possible on board, so we can continue to share our good news, latest appeals, and awesome stories about our hospitals and their patients. Read more

09.05.2018

I see amazing skill, deep care, professionalism, and a strong sense of purpose every day working to support our hospitals. That's why I'm taking part in #FitIn15 for NHS 70 Read more

17.04.2018

An inspiring evening with a world-renowned Harefield heart surgeon marked the beginning of spring/summer with our charity, just as the sun returns, which includes fitting in 15... Read more

06.04.2018

We can almost smell the blossom. Spring/summer is achingly close! With abseils, canal walks and champagne picnics on the hazy horizon, we couldn't be more excited Read more