‘Our Little Heart Warrior Overcame All The Challenges’- Colin’s Story

It was the day of our daughter’s 19 week scan and my wife Christine and I were eagerly awaiting the return of Sally and Spencer so that we would know whether 3 year old Joe was going to have a brother or a sister. Our excitement built as the car pulled on to the drive … Continued

‘He Is My Little Ginger Ninja Superdude’- Karen’s Story

My heart story started back in April 2009. My eldest daughter was pregnant with my very 1st Grandchild, an exciting time for any new Grandma to be. I’d travelled down to Manchester from my now home in Durham so I could help my daughter and meet my new Grandson .    st before the end of the … Continued

‘He’s The Apple of Grandma’s Eye’- Richard’s Story

Max’s Grandparents were living in bliss in France. He’d even given up on the prospect of being a grandparent, but when the news of the pregnancy came about, he looked forward to watching his grandchildren climb trees and introducing them to the South of France. Little did Richard know that a congenital heart defect was … Continued

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    This Black History Month we would love to tell you about Vivien Thomas, a cardiologist who played a crucial role in the development of treatment for children born with Tetralogy of Fallot, also known as Blue Baby Syndrome, and other conditions. Thomas pioneered an operation now known as the Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt. At the time, Thomas was disregarded because of racism and prejudice against his lack of an academic background, sadly it was not until the 1980’s that the procedure included his name. The procedure is still used to this day and has helped many of our members. Join us to celebrate this amazing man. ... See MoreSee Less

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