Support for young people preparing for surgery

Six young heart patients talk about their experiences of surgery and give tips and advice from everything from dealing with fear and boredom, to asking doctors the right questions. 

1. Asking questions

2. Fighting the fear

3. Medical lingo

4. Dealing with pain

5. Beating the boredom

6. Scars

Do you want to meet other young people like you?

Are you over 13 and living with a heart condition in the UK? Join one of our young people’s support programmes.

They are a great way to get information, help and support, and meet other young heart patients at free events.  

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