Family Support

Family Conference 2017

Family Conference 2017

CHD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN!

Registration is now open for the second annual conference of the all-island Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Network, which will be held this year at Riddel Hall, QUB Belfast on Friday 17 & Saturday 18 November 2017.

This is a free 2 day conference and families are welcome to attend both days, although the Saturday 18th programme will be focused on heart families and patients, with a creche and teens workshop available. The creche and teens workshop have limited availability so please book early to avoid disappointment.

For registration and further information click here –
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/all-island-congenital-heart-….

The full conference programme will be announced in early September. Key themes will be ‘Inherited Cardiac Conditions’ and ‘The Child with Complex CHD’.

 

 

Please find below presentations from specialist speakers at previous CHT Family Conferences.

 Promoting positive psychological growth and coping in young people with CHD by Dr Chris Tennyson

My Role NURSE TRANSPORT CO-ORDINATOR FOR CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE by Emma Beatie

Caring for hearts by caring for mouths by Karen Howard

Impact of Exercise on Physical well-being in Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease by Dr Brian McCrossan

Congenital Heart Disease How my Role can help your Family by Catherine michaelides

The Northern Ireland Baby Hearts Study 2014 Nichola McCullough and Sinead Callaghan