A bit about us

The Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital is one of only two centres in the UK offering paediatric heart transplant and bridge to transplant, with transplant numbers increasing to the point where the unit now provides almost half of the UK’s paediatric transplants. They also have the expertise and support systems through their transplant service to allow them to undertake high-risk surgery. The Children’s Heart Unit is also the only service providing before birth care with seamless transition to adulthood.

Providing world class care, the unit is structured to deliver the best possible results for critically ill babies, children and young people.

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News & Events

  • 25/03/15Supporter Event: Charity Night

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  • 12/02/15Join the Scotland to Blyth charity bike ride

    Keen cyclist and CHUF supporter Phil Straker is leading a mammoth 60-mile bike rideĀ and is appealing for fellow cyc…

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