Information for patients

In this section you will find information for patients, families and carers in the following categories: fetal medicine, babies and children, young people and adults. There is also detailed information from the British Heart Foundation and links to documents on the types of congenital heart disease and the treatments available.

Fetal medicine ​

Information on services for pregnant women carrying babies with diagnosed congenital heart disease.

Babies and children​

Information on services for babies before they are born (fetal medicine), as newborns (neonatal) and throughout childhood.

Young people

Information on services for young people from the ages of 16/17 who are beginning the transition from children’s to adult care. 


Information on services for adults who have progressed through children’s and young adult care or for those who have been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect later in life.