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Heart services support

Heart services provide the following support services:

Outreach team

Our heart services outreach team supports you and your family when your child has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease.

Social worker

Our dedicated social worker assesses the impact of your child's illness on him/her and your family and provides emotional and psychological support and discharge plans. 

Counsellors

Evelina London provides a confidential counselling service for any parent of a child being cared for within our children's services.

Evelina Children's Heart Organisation (ECHO)

Evelina Children's Heart Organisation (ECHO)

The Evelina Children's Heart Organisation (ECHO) is an independent charity that supports children and young people with heart conditions at Evelina Children’s Hospital.

They provide information, friendship and moral support from infancy to adulthood, especially at times of high anxiety for the patient and/or his or her family/carers.

It's free to join – find out more on the ECHO website.

Contacts

Outreach team

Tel: 020 7188 4546, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

If there is no one available to answer your call please leave a message and a member of the team will return your call as soon as possible.

Social work support

Social work department:

  • Tel: 020 7188 6188

Counselling

For general enquiries, please call 020 7188 4538 or email CounsellorsChildrens
Services@gstt.nhs.uk

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