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30 May 2016

23/05/16 - Raising funds for young peoples’ heart screening

CHF member group Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has a momentous day on 30 May 2016! Prof Sanjay Sharma, CRY’s consultant cardiologist for nearly 20 years and Medical Director of the Virgin London Marathon will be running the Vitality 10K Run on 30 May 2016 and raising funds for CRY’s inspiring work. The 10K […]

06 Jul 2016

13/05/16 - CHD nurses and family support representatives conference

The Congenital Cardiac Nurses Association (CCNA) is holding a conference on 6th July 2016 and is raising the profile of family support services so representatives from charities are very welcome to attend this conference too! The event will take place at the Charles Hastings Building, University of Worcester! Please find out more by requesting a […]

17 May 2016

10/05/16 - NHS Blood & Transplant Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021

‘NHS Blood and Transplant is keeping the price of blood at a ten year low of £120 per unit. This saving will release funds for hospitals to invest in front line patient care.’ As they look beyond 2020 NHS Blood and Transplant’s focus continues to be on the safe and sustainable supply of blood and […]

16 May 2016

09/05/16 - Advice on cardiomyopathy and sports

Do you love sports?  Have you been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy? A little exercise can do you good is the title of a comprehensive e-leaflet by CHF member group Cardiomyopathy UK. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and would like to take up a sport this summer, it will be helpful […]

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 […]

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