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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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10/12/18  CoaguChek Test Strips for Point of Care and Home Use: Risk of false high results (MDA/2018/033)

The government has issued important information regarding CoaguChek Test Strips for Point of Care and Home Use manufactured by Roche Diagnostics GmbH. There is a risk of false high results. Affected CoaguChek test strips may give false high results for INR values above 4.5 when compared to laboratory results and this may lead to incorrect […]

20/11/18  Guidelines for children with heart conditions participating in parkrun

CHF has been liaising with parkrun UK to draft a set of guidelines for parents of children with heart conditions and parkrun organisers. The guidelines provide reassurance and information so that children with heart conditions can confidentally take part in the run and benefit from the exercise, fun and sense of achievement. ‘When I was […]

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

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0300 561 0065
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0300 561 0065