Sep 18th 2017 - 5 September – Safe in schools

5 September 2017, CHF attended a meeting of the Healthcare in Schools Alliance, a group of children’s charities that over the years have pooled their resources and expertise to improve the welfare, education and health of school students. Currently the Alliance is working on a campaign called Safe in schools and is making arrangements for […]

Jun 28th 2017 - June 27 – NHS Blood and Transplant 2017

This week we attended the NHS Blood and Transplant 2017 event. Children with heart conditions rely on people to donate their blood and sometimes organs to give them a better life or to save their life. So the CHF supports NHSBT in their work to encourage donors to sign up and to make blood and organ […]

Jun 29th 2017 - June 15 2017 – Wilkins and sons strawberry race

Along with Hartley Bear we attended Wilkins and sons strawberry race, the theme was film stars and we watched Elvis Presley, two Audrey Hepburns and the Blues Brothers compete to see which team could pick the most strawberries within an hour. Commercial teams pay to enter a team into the race and the money raised […]

25 Apr 2017

11/04/17 - Cardiomyopathy UK e-magazine

CHF partner group Cardiomyopathy UK’s e-magazine ‘MyLife’ is already set for summer 2017! Download your free copy.    

11 Apr 2017

11/04/17 - MyHeart YouTube channel

CHF partner group Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has launched a YouTube channel called MyHeart that is specifically providing personalised help and support to individuals between 12 and 35 years who have been diagnosed with a life threatening cardiac condition. Further information  

6 Apr 2017

04/04/17 - The boy who gave his heart away

A new book is being launched this week of a new book about organ donation based on a true story of a teenage heart donor and the teenage recipient. This story was first aired last year on Radio 4 and has been turned into a book “The boy who gave his heart away” by Cole […]