Think HEART News

News about the Think HEART Campaign.
11 Jul 2013

12/07/13 - BBC Breakfast – Pulse Oximetry Feature

Aired 11/07/2013.  Report by Ben Moore of the BBC. Interview with Julie Wooton, Chair of CHF.  

13 May 2013

13/05/13 - News Release – Parents urged to ‘Think HEART’ to save their baby’s life

Embargoed until: Monday 13th May 2013   PARENTS URGED TO ‘THINK HEART’ TO SAVE THEIR BABY’S LIFE DURING CHILDREN’S HEART WEEK During Children’s Heart Week (13th- 19th May), parents are being urged to check for warning signs of heart problems experienced by their children and follow life-saving guidance issued by the UK’s leading children’s heart […]

09 May 2013

09/05/13 - Press Clipping – Dean’s charity is close to his heart.

                                                n.b the image on the bottom right is Alex Smith not Anne Keatley Clarke.

07 May 2013

07/05/13 - Leicester Mercury – MP throws support behind heart campaign

MP for North West Leicestershire, Andrew Bridgen, is backing a national “think heart” campaign. It is being run by the Children’s heart Foundation to tell parents about the warning signings of possible heart problems and to follow life-saving guidance. The campaign provides parents with five easy signs to spot a heart problems. They include looking […]

01 May 2013

02/05/13 - Stourbridge News – MP backs heart campaign

MARGOT James is backing a campaign by the Children’s Heart Federation which calls upon parents to watch for early warning signs of problems. Think Heart aims to increase early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions. Every year 5,000 babies are born with congenital heart disease, yet only a third are detected before birth. The Stourbridge MP […]

29 Apr 2013

29/04/13 - Gazette Live – Stockton North MP supports ‘Think HEART’ campaign

A TEESSIDE MP is calling on parents across his constituency to check for warning signs of possible heart problems in their children. Alex Cunningham, Labour MP for Stockton North, is supporting Think HEART, the Children’s Heart Federation campaign, which aims to increase early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions. Think HEART provides parents with five easy […]

22 Apr 2013

25/04/13 - Think HEART Parliamentary Briefing

This week nearly 50 Members of Parliament attended an event held by CHF to raise awareness about the charity’s ‘Think HEART’ campaign. The MP’s who attended were keen to support the campaign, which aims to increase the early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions. Think HEART provides parents with five easy signs to help to spot a heart […]

07 Feb 2013

07/02/13 - Bromsgrove Standard – Rednal mum’s campaign for heart test that saved her son’s life

A REDNAL mum whose son’s life was saved by a simple post-birth test is urging residents to join the campaign to roll out the process to delivery suites nationwide. Michelle Eastwood was due to have her son Sam at home in August 2008, but was taken into the Birmingham Women’s Hospital when his heart rate […]

27 Sep 2012

27/09/12 - The Flintshire Chronicle – Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami backs Think HEART campaign

This is the latest drive by The Children’s Heart Federation to highlight the signs parents should look for to help identify possible heart conditions in children. Mr Tami said: “I am delighted to support the Think HEART campaign which aims to inform parents of the possible warning signs of a heart condition. “I hope this […]

17 Sep 2012

17/09/12 - Crawley Happy Times – MP backs charity’s campaign to boost early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions

Henry Smith MP has this week backed a new campaign which seeks to increase early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions. Henry commented: “I’m delighted to support the Think HEART campaign as it’s clearly a fantastic cause. I’m helping to spread the message in Crawley to as many parents as possible so that we can increase […]

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