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

BCCA Updated Guidance: Returning to Work & Education

COVID-19: BCCA updated guidance for patients, parents, charities and support groups: Returning to work and education, 2 September 2020 Introduction Exiting the period of lockdown can be a worrying time for patients of all ages who are living with congenital heart disease, particularly for those clinically extremely vulnerable patients who have been “shielding” during the … Continued

Having Half a Working Heart and returning to school – Covid-19

Having Half a Working Heart and returning to school. – Covid-19. Many LHM members, and in some cases their teachers, have been asking questions about the return to school of children with single ventricle heart disease. Children with half a working heart have mainly been highlighted as vulnerable, some as extremely vulnerable, throughout the first … Continued

LHM is a Persimmon ‘Building Futures’ Finalist!

Help us to help young people with half a heart achieve their full potential. Can you imagine what it must be like to discover that you only have half a working heart and that you are different from your friends. Every year hundreds of children are born with only one heart pump, something that can … Continued

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