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28 Jun 2016

27/06/16 - NHS Blood & Transplant Stakeholder Event 2016

Do you have any questions for NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)? CHF are attending the NHSBT Stakeholder Event 2016 on 28 June and would like to share your views as part of the conversation on: Saving and Improving Lives Together: Engaging Effectively with Black and Asian Communities Please email your questions to info@chfed.org.uk We look […]

27 Jun 2016

23/06/16 - Summer camps for children

Would you like to find out more about summer camps for children with serious illness? The 2016 summer camp season for children with congenital heart defects and their siblings is starting! The charity organising these events is also including visitor dates where you can come, visit and see the camps in action! Visitor days are […]

23 Jun 2016

22/06/16 - Traveller Gypsy Fair – new date to be confirmed

The Traveller Movement has informed CHF that this summer’s Gypsy Traveller Fair will now not take place on Sunday 26 June 2016. A new date will be scheduled in due course. CHF look forward to letting you know the new date and time!  

24 Jun 2016

21/06/16 - Understanding Children’s Heart Surgery Outcomes

The power of one – multiplied! CHF parents’ views have been at the heart of developments that today launch a parent-led tool opening up NHS children’s heart surgery data to families. ‘Understanding Children’s Heart Surgery Outcomes’ is a website that will help people make sense of published survival data about children’s heart surgery in the […]

11 Jul 2016

20/06/16 - 3D printing & biofabrication summer school

A summer school course on medical 3D printing will take place on 11 – 15 July 2016 at Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine. The course will provide: the basics of 3D printing a hands-on Ultimaker workshop and an introduction to 3D design software. The 3D printing and biofabrication summer school course will also address state-of-the-art examples […]

24 Jun 2016

20/06/16 - CHD and Mathematics

Researchers are using mathematical modelling as a ‘decision support system in complex congenital heart defects.’ Further information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/cardiovascular/research/structural-heart-disease/mathematical-modelling-congenital-heart-disease

19 Jun 2016

15/06/16 - Father’s Day!

CHF wish all our amazing heart dad’s a great day on Sunday! Are you a heart dad? Would you like to share your CHD Story with CHF? We’d love to hear from you! Please email: info@chfed.org.uk Heart dads may already know of CHF’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/chfed And a resource called ‘Heart Dad’s Support‘ which is […]

14 Jun 2016

13/06/16 - World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day 2016!   This year World Blood Donor day is highlighted on 14 June 2016.   One of the key messages is the need for regular blood donation!   And this year’s core awareness theme is: Blood connects us all!   As with organ donation, blood donation involves a profoundly precious gift. […]

12 Jun 2016

06/06/16 - World Heart Rhythm Week 2016

World Heart Rhythm Week takes place 6-12 June 2016! Would you like to resolve to make time this year to get a pulse check? Further information: http://www.aaaw.org.uk/apps And if you are aged 14-35 years, please check CHF member group Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)’s screening calendar for forthcoming cardiac screenings. Further information: http://www.c-r-y.org.uk/cardiac-screening/

26 Jun 2016

31/05/16 - CHD awareness travelling to new communities

CHF’s congenital heart disease (CHD) message is travelling far and wide this summer as it takes part in the Gypsy Traveller Summer Fair at Mile End Park in London on: Sunday 26 June 2016! This promises to be a perfect summer’s day filled with: live music a children’s funfair stalls pony rides a small market […]

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