Test for Tommy

Rocco’s Story

When Rocco was born, he appeared to be perfectly healthy. When his parents noticed his breathing seemed fast, he was thankfully referred straight to hospital where his heart defects were diagnosed. However, had he had a pulse oximetry test after birth, his condition may have been detected sooner. His mum, Jayne, says she knows how…

Tom’s Story

Nicky knows only too well how important a pulse oximetry machine is; if her son Tom hadn’t been tested, his heart condition may not have been picked up – and they may have  a very different story to tell today. “My son, Tom Myles Haggarty was born on the 24th November 2015. We had no…

Ruby’s Story

When Ruby was born, she appeared to be in perfect health. However, a pulse oximetry test detected that her oxygen saturation levels were low and started the chain of events that would go on to save her life. This is her story, told mum, Debbie: Ruby was born in October 2015, seemingly healthy. We were…