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Cardiac

Support

We are here to support you.

All the members of your team including your doctor, nurse specialist, psychologist, cardiac physiologist and dietician can help answer questions and concerns that you may have.

If you are under 18 you can call the cardiac nurse specialist team on 0117 3428286

If you are over 18 please call the adult congenital heart disease specialist nurses on 0117 3426599

There are several organisations that can help you with any questions about living with a heart condition, and often have news of events or discussion groups that you can access to gain support

  • The Somerville Foundation
  • British Heart Foundation (BHF)
  • Arrhythmia Alliance
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Downs Heart Group
  • South West Heart Families
  • The MAX Appeal
  • Children's Heart Federation
  • Little Hearts Matters
  • Community Learning Disability Teams

Schools often have careers advisors and counsellors who can help if you have questions about your career, travelling or want to talk to someone about how you are feeling.