Consultation Responses

19 June 2019

23/05/19 - Public consultation – have your say. Deadline 9 August 2019

A recent review undertaken by NHS England recommended to the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) against using pulse oximetry as an additional test in the newborn and infant physical exam (NIPE). A public consultation is now being held on whether the evidence presented supports the decision. This is your chance to tell your story […]

18 Jul 2011

18/07/11 - Children’s Heart Federation response to the consultation on the Green Paper: Special Education Needs and Disability – Support and Aspiration

Children’s Heart Federation (CHF), the leading UK charity and umbrella organisation for charities working to support children and young people with congenital and acquired heart disease (CHD) and their families welcomes the government’s impulse to improve the support for children with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. As a member of the Health Conditions in […]

01 Jul 2011

01/07/11 - The response of the Children’s Heart Federation to the consultation: Safe and Sustainable – A new vision for children’s congenital heart services in England

About Children’s Heart Federation The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) is the leading national charity and the umbrella body for voluntary organisations working to meet the needs of children and young people with congenital and acquired heart conditions (CHD) and their families. Our vision is that all children with heart conditions have both their medical and […]

04 Oct 2010

04/10/10 - Consultation response on ‘Liberating the NHS’ White Paper

Response to:  Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS  Vision   We welcome all the elements of the vision of an NHS laid out at 1.10, except for ‘puts clinicians in the driving seat’. We contest the polarisation ‘clinicians good, managers bad’ advanced by this strategy. We support a competency-based approach to the National Health Service, […]

15 Nov 2009

15/11/09 - The Children’s Heart Federation response to consultation on Draft service specification standards for children’s heart surgery services

Response to:  Children’s heart surgery centres in England – Draft service specification standards  You will have already received comments from several of CHF Member Groups including Tiny Tickers, HeartLine, ECHO and Little Heart Matters and so we will not repeat the detail of their comments. Most parents welcome the development of the standards, and the […]