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The Children’s Heart Federation is a parent-led charity working with partner groups to make life better for children and young people, with acquired or congenital heart disease, in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


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11 Dec 2017

11/12/17  Patient & Family Focused CHD Care

A research study is addressing patterns of transition experience for parents going home from hospital with their infant after first stage surgery for complex congenital heart disease. The study notes: ‘Parental support is essential; parents need to be engaged in discharge planning process and given the opportunity to express their needs to ensure that discharge […]

08 Dec 2017

02/12/17  The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) welcomes NHS England’s decision to sharpen standards for Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) services

At their meeting on Thursday 30 November 2017 the Board of NHS England discussed the outcome of the public consultation on proposed changes to paediatric cardiac services and decided the following: The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will provide level 1 adult CHD services in the North West; The University Hospitals of […]


30/11/17  NHS England Board meeting outlines the future of congenital heart services

This meeting took place this morning, NHS England has issued a statement summarising the conclusions, read it here.

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