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First pulse oximetry machines donated in Scotland

Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert has received five new pulse oximetry machines, thanks to our support. The five monitors are the first machines donated in Scotland as part of our campaign to ensure that all newborns receive the test that could help save their life.   These simple monitors, that can help detect serious…

Applications Open For Pulse Oximetry Machines

With the success of our project to place pulse oximetry machines in hospitals we are now opening up our application process for NHS Trusts to acquire machines for newborn testing. We work to improve the early detection and treatment of babies with congenital heart disease (CHD). We recognise the important role that pulse oximetry testing…

Our Text to Donate Number has changed

From the 31st March 2019 we will be using a new text to donate number. JustTextGiving, in partnership with Vodafone, was the ground-breaking service of its time when it was launched in 2011, however JustGiving and Vodafone have jointly made the decision to bid farewell to JustTextGiving. We will now use a new service from…

Tiny Tickers’ Attend NCARDRS Training Conference

On the 14th of March, our Head of Training, Anne Rhodes, and CEO, Jon Arnold, attended the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service (NCARDRS) training conference to share their knowledge and expertise with staff.   NCARDRS is a Public Health England service that records congenital abnormalities and rare diseases across the whole of…

Take strides for tiny hearts

We are delighted to now be registered as a charity with The Kiltwalk! The Kiltwalk is one of Scotland’s biggest annual fundraisers, attracting 20,000 walkers last year. There are four locations and three distances to choose from – the five-mile Wee Wander, 15.5-mile Big Stroll and 24-mile Mighty Stride – and the Hunter Foundation boosts all…

£90,713 raised to help newborns get the test that could save their life

We’re delighted to announce that we have now placed 86 Pulse Oximetry machines and raised over £90,000 towards our project to place life-saving machines in every maternity unit across the UK. Our aim is to ensure that every hospital has access to at least one of these potentially life-saving machines.    86 machines will allow…