The Children’s Heart Federation is dedicated to helping children with congenital or acquired heart disease and their families in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
We are a parent-led charity consisting of more than twenty organisations, many of which are registered charities whose main aim is the support of families of children with heart conditions.
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The link below is to the report of the national panel that reviewed provider self-assessments against the congenital heart disease standards. Further information: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/chd/
This is a link to the standards that were drafted and agreed by clinicians and patients from all units and which NHS England used to make their recommendations. Further information: https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2016/03/chd-spec-standards-2016.pdf
We congratulate NHS England on its thorough review of congenital cardiac services and we are very pleased to see the SSCC making tough but very necessary decisions that will bring the congenital heart disease service closer to meeting the agreed standards of care. We recognise that by making clear that some hospitals do not and […]
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