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18 May 2016

29/04/16 - Cardiovascular patients and carers award

The David Geldard Bursary Scheme would like to recognise and reward outstanding patients and carers who work individually or with clinicians and health specialists to create and deliver improved outcomes. Do you know somebody whose efforts and outstanding motivation make that difference? Somebody who deserves their very own trophy and encourages others to go that […]

05 May 2016

28/04/16 - ECG and Echo for young people from 14 – 35 years

CHF member group Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) offer subsidised ECG and Echo screening for the young between 14 – 35 years! There are still places available for screening on 14 May 2016 at The Venue in Whittington! Further information about CRY screening: http://www.c-r-y.org.uk/cardiac-screening/

05 May 2016

28/04/16 - National Congenital Heart Disease Audit Report

The National Congenital Heart Disease Audit (NCHDA) Report 2012-15 has now been published on the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) website and can be accessed via the link below. The NCHDA portal provides a detailed breakdown of activity at each of the centres and for specific procedures. Further information: https://nicor4.nicor.org.uk/__80257061003D4478.nsf/vwContent/home?OpenDocument    

29 Jul 2016

25/04/16 - Summer events for heart children and siblings!

Two fantastic summer events! Heartline Families are running a PGL Activity Project from 29 July – 01 August 2016 for twelve heart children! And a PGL Activity Project from 5 – 8 August 2016 for brothers and sisters of heart children! Please see further information on how to apply for both events in the link […]

27 May 2016

18/04/16 - Medical conference on rare cardiomyopathies

CHF member group Cardiomyopathy UK is holding their national medical conference on: Friday 27 May 2016 Diagnosis and Management of Rare Cardiomyopathies will take place at: Cavendish Conference Centre 22 Duchess Mews London W1G 9DT If you are working in cardiology or within related specialties, this event will be of interest to you. For more […]

21 Apr 2016

11/04/16 - Little Lord Fauntleroy Ballet Tickets

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) has tickets for ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’ ballet that will take place on Thursday 21 April 2016 at 1.30pm and will finish about 3.30pm!   The venue is: Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HT   If you’d like tickets please contact CHF at: info@chfed.org.uk   Please know that all children […]

14 May 2016

11/04/16 - Bereavement Support Days

CHF member group Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) provide boundless help, support and counselling to those who have been affected by the tragic loss of a young person (aged 35 and under) through a cardiac related condition. CRY’s annual Bereavement Support Days ensure that mums, dads, siblings and partners do not carry that grief […]

14 Apr 2016

07/04/16 - Pediatric & Adult CHD Collaboration

A new doctoral thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Gothenburg has focused on the adult CHD patient.  And has noted that to best serve the health needs of the adult CHD population, it is vital to establish a close collaboration between pediatric and adult healthcare. Further […]

16 Apr 2016

03/04/16 - 1st International Conference on 3D Printing in Medecine

The 1st  International Conference on 3D printing in Medicine will take place on: 15 – 16 April 2016 in Mainz, Germany. Speakers will include: Dr Simon J. Sonntag – RWTH Aachen University Germany ‘The Application of 3D visualisation and printing methods to plan surgical corrections of complex congenital heart defects.’   Adam W. Feinberg – Carnegie […]

03 Apr 2016

29/03/16 - Spring into summer!

You may already know that if you belong to CHF member group Heartline Families and are registered on Heartline’s database, you may be able to apply for a FREE wetsuit for your heart child so that they’ll be ready for the summer and swimming pool! The wetsuit is available FREE to all registered on the […]

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