Other useful links

Here are some links to other organisations with useful information. Tiny Tickers is not responsible for any of the information on these sites.

General links

NHS Choices

The congenital heart defects section on the NHS Choices website, with details about different heart conditions.

NICOR

The National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) monitors outcomes from each hospital doing congenital heart surgery, and records prenatal detection rates. Their website shows these results.

Understanding Children’s Heart Surgery Outcomes

This site is to help people make sense of published survival data about children’s heart surgery in the UK and Ireland.

ARC

A national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences.

Jude Brady Foundation

A charity that raises awareness of stillbirth and neonatal death, and funds for child-related causes in the UK.

Healthtalkonline

A website where people share their experiences of health issues and care – includes sections on antenatal screening, pregnancy and childhood conditions.

Counselling Directory

If you need additional support, the Counselling Directory is a confidential website that has information and contact information of over 10,000 qualified and accredited counsellors.

Heartline Families

Heartline Families is a charity that provides support to children with heart conditions and their families.

 

Resources for children

Get Well Soon – Hospital Series 1 & 2

Available on BBC iPlayer, the Cbeebies Get Well Soon series, presented by Dr. Ranj, shows children what to expect from different medical procedures, including echocardiograms and ECGs. It also covers NG tubes, cannulas and operations.