ECHO - Connecting the Children's Heart Community

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We offer emotional and practical support to parents who have a child with a heart condition, from diagnosis, through any surgery and beyond.

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You’ll need to join ECHO before you can access our support services.

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Parent-to-parent support

It can be really reassuring to talk to other heart parents about your experience. We organise opportunities for parents to get together to share stories and form friendships.

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Useful information

Being the parent of a heart child can be hugely stressful, but with the right support and information we can help you deal with the challenges ahead.

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Spaces to escape to

Visit our Family Resource Room or dedicated Reflection Bench in Lambeth Palace Gardens. These spaces offer parents/carers a chance to reflect or relax for a short time close to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

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Cardiac antenatal support

Hospital resources

Music therapy

Real stories

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