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Over 5000 babies in the UK are born with a heart condition, between 500 - 1000 develop heart conditions after they are born.

CHF is the leading UK children’s heart charity - supporting these children and their families.

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13/10/21  Eleven things to know about COVID vaccines and kids hearts

In this American health blog a paediatric cardiologist from the USA answers many of the questions parents have been asking about vaccines, COVID and children with heart conditions. Please give your feedback.

05/10/21  SHARE Study – Impact of COVID19 on the lives of children with heart conditions

How has COVID19 impacted the lives of children with heart conditions and their families? The SHARE study is looking at the impact COVID19 has had on participants lives regarding physical (exercise, eating, sleeping) and emotional (anxiety and mood) wellbeing as well as distress experienced. The survey includes two open ended questions on reflections on positive […]

22/09/21  Vaccinating children aged 12 to 15 

All children aged 12 to 15 will be offered a 1st dose of a COVID-19 vaccine  and parents and guardians will get a letter with information about when the vaccine will be offered. Most children will be given their vaccine at school. The 12-15 year olds with heart conditions who should be offered two doses of the Pfizer […]

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