The Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders

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The Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders (SACHD) is a support group run by families of cardiac children, for families with, or who have had, children with heart disorders.

Objectives of the Association:

  • To advance the education of the public about the problems experienced by children and young adults with congenital heart conditions and their families.
  • To relieve the suffering and distress, and promote the welfare of children and young adults with congenital heart conditions, in particular by the support of parents and families, so that their conditions of life may be improved.

They seek to:

  • Improve facilities for children and young adults at heart units and in hospitals throughout Scotland.
  • Maintain the standard of improvements as new techniques develop and to foster and encourage research into heart disorders and techniques.

Last updated on 29/10/2013

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