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

“Things I wish I had known a week ago” – Covid tips for parents, by an LHM parent

 “So to set the scene, hubby is a key worker and has worked all through this pandemic. I am a school worker and returned 3 weeks ago. We have had a plan in place for where he could stay and how it would work if he was the one to come into direct contact with … 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

LHM And All That Jazz – Musical Theatre Competition

Chicago, Mary Poppins, my Fair Lady, Wicked, We Will Rock You, Phantom of the Opera and the Lion King are amongst some great Musicals with some great show stopping songs just waiting to be sung by the Little Hearts Matter members. What better way to celebrate the amazing talent to be found in LHM than … Continued

Stepping out of Shielding

Stepping out of Shielding – providing information to help you make choices  Having spent 12 weeks in a degree of isolation, because of the risks of Covid-19, the advice is now changing. Whether you have been in full shielding or you have chosen to shield because of the vulnerability of a child, teenager or adult … Continued

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