Dr Gil Wernovsky – Outcomes of the Fontan Circulation – LHM Open Day Presentation

We were delighted that Dr Gil Wernovsky, world renowned congenital cardiologist and cardiac intensivist, agreed to speak at our Virtual Open Day to present his findings on outcomes for the Fontan Circulation.  Dr. Wernovsky's special clinical interests include the inpatient care of infants with critical congenital heart disease (CHD) and mechanical support of the failing … Continued

LHM Live! A Virtual Concert to Raise CHD Awareness

Hey! We're hosting an online gig to raise #CHDAwareness, you're invited! It's a tribute-themed concert and our line-up is STACKED with exciting and authentic tribute artists. Click the link below to see our line-up. When? Saturday 27th March @ 6:00 pm Where? Facebook.com/LittleHeartsMatter Click 'attending' here, it really helps us in the algorithm. 

Treatments for Single Ventricle: The Early Years

Treatments for Single Ventricle: The Early Years - Written for LHM by Kate Bull  Introducing myself: Suzie Hutchinson asked me to write about the early history of treatments for single ventricle over the years; she chose me to write this because I am old! I started as cardiac surgical trainee at Great Ormond St in … Continued

COVID-19: BCCA guidance for immunisation: 18 January 2021

COVID-19: BCCA guidance for immunisation: 18 January 2021 COVID-19 vaccination is currently being carried out in the UK. Prioritisation for vaccination has been outlined by the UK government (see link below). In the context of congenital heart disease: • Adults with congenital heart disease (>16 years of age) who have been classified as clinically extremely … Continued

LHM X Lajina Masala | Indian Starters Class | Full Method

LHM X Lajina Masala – Virtual Cooking Class for Little Hearts Matter members and friends. Here you will find everything you need to take part in our online event on Saturday 28th at 4:00 PM > facebook.com/littleheartsmatter Vegetable Samosas (Vegetarian – makes 25)  INGREDIENTS: Samosa Filling (Potato +Veg Mix)  250g Potatoes, boiled whole (with skins … Continued

BCCA updated guidance for patients, parents, charities and support groups

This resource was produced on 12/11/2020 by the British Congenital Cardiac Association.  Introduction:   In response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases across the UK the Government announced new national restrictions in England to help control the spread of the virus that will apply from 5 November 2020. These are due to stay in … Continued

World Heart Day 2020

Dear friends, members, supporters and beyond. It truly is the rollercoaster year of all rollercoaster years. Imagine being the parents of a child with a complex heart condition… now imagine that again with the added stress of the Coronavirus pandemic. Fear, isolation and lack of understanding have been more prevalent in our membership than ever … Continued

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