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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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21 Jan 2017

21/01/17  Comment on Leeds doctor, Nihal Weerasena, being found guilty of misconduct

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) was disappointed but not surprised at the news that Dr Nihal Weerasena, a paeadiatric congenital heart surgeon from Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) has been found guilty of misconduct by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS). As the national charity concerned with congenital heart disease, CHF has access to a […]

23 Jan 2017

12/01/17  Find out more about mini-tablets trial

Interested in knowing about accurate dosaging of medicine for children? The Children’s Heart Federation is a partner in a European-wide trial dispensing tiny tablets in order to provide accurate dosages of Enalapril to children under 12. If anybody would like to know more about this trial, please contact info@chfed.org.uk

12 Jan 2017

09/01/17  Congenital heart disease media

CHF focus this week on the importance of sharing information about congenital heart disease (CHD) via different media. Did you know CHF member group Downs Heart Group have created a free e-learning package for parents whose child has been diagnosed with Downs Syndrome? ‘This e-learning package is designed to empower parents who have a child […]

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Children’s Heart Federation:
Unit 3.37
Whitechapel Technology Centre
75 Whitechapel Road
E1 1DU

Freephone Infoline :
0808 808 5000
(9.30am – 4.30pm Mon to Fri)

Office Tel :
020 7422 0630 (9am-5pm Mon to Fri)