About Us

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) is the leading UK children’s heart charity and works with individuals and organisations concerned with children and young people with health and educational needs due to acquired or congenital heart conditions.

Press releases

Heart hero Henley – keeping cheerful as he waits for life changing...

Six-year-old Henley from Rotherham has a serious heart condition, he has had several operations and will take anti-coagulant medication for the... read more

27.04.2020 • By Children's Heart Federation

Cycling for Harper

Parents from Darlaston in the West Midlands whose baby daughter died last July are cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise funds for... read more

09.01.2020 • By Children's Heart Federation

Serious heart conditions not detected because of lack of pulse oximetry...

A recent review undertaken by NHS England recommended to the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) against using pulse oximetry as an... read more

29.07.2019 • By Children's Heart Federation

parkrun and CHF PROVE children’s heart conditions are no barrier to...

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) and parkrun have joined forces to encourage children with heart conditions to reap the benefits of exercise... read more

31.10.2018 • By Children's Heart Federation

Dominic and Molly – role models and inspiration for young people with...

Two young people born with serious heart conditions have gone on to achieve academic success at A level and GCSE and have high hopes and plans for... read more

23.08.2018 • By Children's Heart Federation