congenital heart defects

New pulse oximeters for birthing units at Shropshire’s hospitals

The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has received new pulse oximetry machines to improve the detection and early care of babies with serious heartconditions. The seven pulse oximetry machines, donated as part of our Pulse Oximetry Project & Test for Tommy campaign, have allowed the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs…

Tiny Tickers launches new condition specific webinars for health professionals

By Tiny Tickers’ Head of Training, Anne Rhodes As Head of Training for Tiny Tickers, my focus is mainly on delivering training to sonographers and other health professionals that provide obstetric scans. The aim of this is to give health professionals the confidence, knowledge and skills to better spot heart defects during pregnancy screening thus…

Right Now: Congenital heart disease has not stopped because of the pandemic

By Tiny Tickers CEO, Jon Arnold On the 17th February 2021, hundreds of charities, including Tiny Tickers, are backing the Right Now #nevermoreneeded Campaign and calling on the government to create an Emergency Support Fund for the third sector. Right now, charities are doing everything they can to make a difference, but resources are running…

Our Statement of Support.

As our supporters, beneficiaries and fundraisers, I thought you should know how the charity is approaching the coronavirus pandemic – the steps we are taking to help families; keep our services running; and to look after our staff. Here are some of the things we’re doing:   We are liaising with the NHS and others…