Supporting families of children and young people with heart disease in Northern Ireland.

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Family Story - Ciaran’s Story

Ciaran was a very sick baby born via emergency C-section in the Royal maternity unit on 13th of October 2008.  Diagnosed with Digeorge syndrome after birth following the diagnosis of a rare heart condition called pulmonary atresia with vsd by his heart consultant Dr Casey.  He spent three weeks in Neo-natal unit. we were advised …

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babies born per year in Northern Ireland with Congenital Heart Disease.

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of these children will face open heart surgery throughout their lives.

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families supported financially when having to travel outside NI for their child’s surgery.