What We Do
  1.  News Briefs: we provide updates about Heart Children Ireland services and supports, as well as relevant information about health service matters.
  2. Family Psychology Support Service: Families supporting individuals with congenital heart conditions, adults with congenital heart conditions and bereaved families access this service. Service is free to all members.
  3. Social events: (e.g. coffee mornings, summer picnic, Christmas party). 
  4. Annual conference: Includes keynote speakers from the world of congenital cardiology.
  5. Lifesaving equipment: We purchased the first ECMO machine for the Intensive Care Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin).
  6. We have purchased 18 Oxygen Saturation Monitors for the Cardiac Unit at Crumlin. These machines enable young babies to spend more time at home than they might otherwise do so.
  7. We have provided 30 CoaguChek machines for our young heart children. We recently provided our 75th machine to the Young Adult Congenital Unit at the Mater Hospital.
  8. We have provided a dedicated clinic room for the Young Adult Congenital Unit at the Mater Hospital to facilitate our teenagers transferring from Crumlin Hospital.
  9. Awareness: We work to raise awareness of CHD among health care and education professionals, the government and the general public. 
  10. We are privileged to manage The Blue Ribbon Fund on behalf of the Moran family. This fund provides assistance to families on the transplant journey with their child. This fund is in memory of Elaine Moran. 
Chill Insurance Cheque Handover
The "Kelly Girls" raising funds for Heart children
Our AMAZING Brenda Mohan
Michael O'Callaghan keeps the flag flying in Kerry
Through the efforts of our fundraisers HCI were able to donate 18 Portable Oxygen Saturation Monitors to the cardiac ward in Crumlin.
Heart Children Ireland's Family Psychology Support Service shortlisted for the Irish Healthcare Awards 2017
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