Old Mutual invests time to help heart patients

Employees from Old Mutual Wealth have been investing their time to help heart charity Wessex Heartbeat. Members of the financial company based in Commercial Road, Southampton, volunteered to spend a day painting and decorating at the charity’s Heartbeat House in Tremona Road. Heartbeat House is situated opposite Southampton General Hospital and offers accommodation for the families of children and adults … Read More

Wessex Heartbeat launches new lottery draw

Wessex Heartbeat is offering people the chance to support local cardiac services and win cash prizes by taking part in its new, weekly lottery draw. The Southampton based charity has teamed up with make a smile lottery as part of its continuing mission to support patients treated at the Wessex Cardiac Centre at Southampton General Hospital. John Munro, CEO of … Read More

Charity dinner funds state of the art cardiac software

Money raised at Wessex Heartbeat’s ‘biggest night of the year’ will give Southampton surgeons access to state of the art, 3D images of congenital heart problems. Wessex Heartbeat, which is celebrating 25 years of supporting the Wessex Cardiac Centre at Southampton General Hospital, hosted 140 guests for a Gala Dinner at Romsey Abbey. The event raised over £37,000, which will … Read More

Stuart on par for most ambitious challenge yet

CYCLING and golf enthusiast Stuart Grace is on par for his most ambitious fundraising feat yet. The 60–year-old will raise money for the cardiac charity Wessex Heartbeat by playing 100 holes of golf and cycling 100 miles between six golf courses, in just one day. Ashley-based Stuart will set off at 3am on Friday July 28 and cycle to six courses … Read More

Young mum joins charity which helped her through massive heart attack

Mother-of-three Clare McStay has become an ambassador for the charity Wessex Heartbeat after it helped her family when she had a massive heart attack. Clare, from Pilley near Lymington, awoke during the night of October 5, 2015 with terrible pain in her wrist and jaw. She later came round in resuscitation at Southampton General Hospital’s cardiac unit where she was … Read More