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

Youth Champion Study

Congenital Heart Audit – We want to hear the Youth Voice! The CHAMPION study has been created by the NHS to find new ways to measure the quality of services for congenital heart disease services for both children and adults. We believe it is so important to try to find out what people living with … Continued

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