Out now! News Beat spring/summer 2018 The Beast from the East has officially left West London – it’s time to pick up your spring/summer edition of News Beat Our bi-annual newsletter is now available. Grab one from any of our donation or leaflet points, or the Charity Hub opposite Sydney Street Coffee Shop, or read it online. Click here for our e-version. In this edition… We catch up with Consultant Cardiologist Toufan Bahrami, who explains how our successful 3D Heart Surgery Appeal to fund ‘Einstein Vision’ technology is already making a huge difference to heart patients at Harefield. We hear from Jara, who hasn’t let congenital heart disease stand in the way of her trekking, travelling and fundraising for our Many More Hearts Catheter Lab Appeal at Royal Brompton. We speak with Jo, who has cystic fibrosis and believes our Driving Seat Appeal to fund the development of a first-of-its-kind digital monitoring platform at Royal Brompton will give her greater freedom and confidence over her treatment and health. And we hear from our #FitIn15 brigade, including Respiratory Consultant, Professor Stuart Elborn CBE, and Consultant Cardiologist Rob Smith, with their pledges to fit in 15 minutes of exercise or wellbeing every day for 70 days, to celebrate NHS reaching the big 7-0 this summer. There are dates for your diary too… From an Audience with Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub in April (NHS discount with the code NHSYACOUB) and our Abseil the ArcelorMittal Orbit in May, to our flagship summertime fundraiser, the Grand Canal Challenge, in July, we have a busy spring/summer calendar of events and we’d love to see you at them! So, dive on in. We hope you enjoy the read!