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East Midlands Congenital Heart Network

Working together to support a collaborative and seamless approach to high quality patient care.

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Welcome to East MidlandsCongenital Heart Network

Caring for children and adults across the East Midlands region.

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What isCongenital Heart Disease?

Congenital heart disease is a general term for a range of birth defects that affect the normal way the heart works. The term "congenital" means the condition is present from birth. Congenital heart disease is one of the most common types of birth defect, affecting up to 8 in every 1,000 babies born in the UK.

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The East Midlands Congenital Heart Network delivers on average, per year:

1476

Outpatient Clinics

Held at our Level 1 and Level 3 Centres

360

Surgical Procedures

Performed by our three Cardiac Surgeons

200

Catheter Interventions

Performed by our three Interventionists