HOPE

HOPE

Mum Becca recently wrote to the PICU team at Leeds Children’s Hospital, to let them know how her daughter Hope was doing and to thank staff at Leeds Congenital Heart Unit for saving her little girl’s life. Becca has kindly agreed to to let us share...
Warrior Wednesday: Lacia

Warrior Wednesday: Lacia

Due to be born in Hull, Lacia-Blu would need open heart surgery at Leeds in her first few days of life in order to survive. Heart mummy Jodie tells us all about her daughter’s amazing journey so far with congenital heart disease. Mum Jodie writes… I first...
ALAYNA

ALAYNA

Alayna was born with multiple, life-threatening heart conditions. At just 8 months old, she had her first heart operation at the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit. Although this was a success, the doctors knew she would need a more complicated surgery when she was older....
#WarriorWednesday: Alfie

#WarriorWednesday: Alfie

Heart warrior ALFIE was only two days old went he was blue-lighted to Leeds after a routine check with his paediatrician. 11 months on, mum Kirsty tells us all about their family’s stay in hospital during the pandemic and how Children’s Heart Surgery Fund...
#WarriorWednesday: Finley

#WarriorWednesday: Finley

Sophie found out at her 20 week scan that her son Finley would be born with a life-threatening heart defect. Three years on, Finley is thriving and Sophie wants to tell their story to help other heart families like hers… Heart mum Sophie tells us about her son...
#WarriorWednesday: Toby

#WarriorWednesday: Toby

This #WarriorWednesday we say ‘hello’ to heart hero Toby. Toby spent 46 days in the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit – from the day he was born, right through Christmas and even saw in the new year on Ward L51… Toby’s dad Dominink told us...