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Bray from Billericay is just 12 years old but has already undergone surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital to cure his congenital heart disease. This World Heart Day, Mum, Kelly, shares the family’s story and how a faulty connection in Bray’s heart has led to the family creating a lasting connection with staff at Royal Brompton. Read more
To mark Organ Donation Week 2021, patients shared the life-changing impact organ donation has had on them, to encourage everyone to speak to their loved ones about donating organs – leaving people certain about their decision after they are gone. Staff also shared why organ donation can bring some comfort to families during a difficult time. Read more
With the pandemic putting a stop to many work-based student placements, a group of six physiotherapy degree students, who would ordinarily complete their work placement at Harefield Hospital, have been able to put theory into practice using Brunel’s large gym facility, thanks to a new partnership. Read more
Professor Konstantinos Dimopoulos, consultant cardiologist, and his PhD student, Dr Andrew Constantine, have created a simple tool to determine perioperative mortality in adults with congenital heart disease that helps both clinicians and patients make more informed decisions before surgery. Read more