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Play the lottery in support of Wessex Heartbeat

You can help them achieve their ambition of providing the very best care for people with heart conditions treated in the Wessex Cardiac Centre. We are aiming to raise £130,000 through our lottery to support Wessex Heartbeat. It only costs £1 per entry into the draw each week and you could be a winner! Gambling Commission rules state that to enter the lottery, you must be a UK resident aged 16 (sixteen) or over. Therefore, we unfortunately cannot accept any entries from anyone living outside of the UK (including the Channel Islands). To make a donation direct to Wessex Heartbeat visit www.heartbeat.co.uk.

This centre, is one of the foremost Cardiac Centres in the UK and internationally.

Despite this, what is best today can be made better tomorrow as advances in care happen, and we learn more about what patients and their relatives want and need to have the best experience as they are treated.


The more than £13 million we’ve raised together since the Charity was set up in 1992 has put in place crucial extra improvements in the Wessex Cardiac Centre, that wouldn’t otherwise have happened, and that patients, their relatives, doctors, nurses and others consistently tell us make a real difference.

Wessex Heartbeat have worked on some great major projects:

Thanks to you

more funds can be raised to help reach our target of £130,000 for Wessex Heartbeat via the lottery.

  • Target £130,000
  • £62,138 raised so far!

Wessex Heartbeat News

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Mrs Pennicott scoops 1st top prize win for Wessex Heartbeat

Mrs Patricia Pennicott plays make a smile lottery in support of Wessex Heartbeat and recently became the first player in support of the charity to scoop the top prize of £250! Mrs Pennicott returned from holiday to find she had won £250 in the lottery draw. She was delighted with her win especially as it […]

Over 100 players are ready to play the first make a smile lottery draw!

Thank you to the first 100 players who have already signed up to the first make a smile lottery draw in support of Wessex Heartbeat! The response from the local community has been amazing with lots of Wessex Heartbeat supporters wanting to get on board with the first draw to support the charity. Alex Howe, […]

We have our first player!

Mike Andrews sets the wheels in motion for make a smile lottery by becoming the first player to join in support of Wessex Heartbeat. Mike, from Southampton volunteers for Wessex Heartbeat and has been involved with the charity from the start. Now retired, he used to run a business providing technical support for shows and […]

What are people saying about Wessex Heartbeat

``My role is to ensure that the Heartbeat House runs perfectly and that guests are welcomed into the house and well supported whilst their stay, we need to raise £x via lottery memberships to make that happen every year and support those families in need``

Trish Bishop, House Manager Wessex Heartbeat House

``Thank you so much to the staff at Heartbeat House for the amazing love, care and attention that we received``

Wessex Heartbeat House Resident

``We are both volunteering to support Wessex Heartbeat which has helped our Grandson and hundreds of other heart patients across the South``

Margaret Starling and Sandy Snelgar, Volunteers for Wessex Heartbeat

``As a heart patient I feel very passionate about Wessex Heartbeat, helping them in every way to continue their good cause``

Malcolm Eyers, Heart Patient

Wessex Heartbeat Registered Charity Number: 1116510