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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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23 Jul 2018

23/07/18  CHF’s informational resource for children with SVT

A very fast heart rate is called tachycardia. In children the most common kind of tachycardia is supraventricular tachycardia – SVT for short. Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) in children can be present at (or even before) birth. Further information from CHF’s information sheet: http://www.chfed.org.uk/how-we-help/information-service/heart-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia-svt/

20 Jul 2018

16/07/18  Fact sheet on Attendance

Children with medical conditions should not be penalised if they are unable to come to school because of their medical condition. If you are facing problems, this fact sheet explains: what support is in place and what your rights are. Further information: https://bit.ly/2zJCnqw

13 Jul 2018

13/07/18  Kawasaki Disease: The most common acquired heart disease in infants and toddlers

Researchers from the UK and Germany have published a study addressing Kawasaki Disease (KD). KD is the most common acquired heart disease that mostly affects infants and toddlers. ‘Delayed diagnosis and treatment results in coronary artery aneurysms in up to 25% of all affected individuals.’ Link to study: https://bit.ly/2LdVHka Further information from CHF’s Kawasaki Disease […]

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Children’s Heart Federation:
Suite 12
The Centre,
Lakes Industrial Park
Braintree
CM7 3RU

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