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Join In June 4 CDH 2024!

Join in June 4 CDH has been an official awareness initiative started by CDH UK in 2010 to encourage awareness and action for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (including Eventration of the Diaphragm). The Charity has always celebrated the 28th of June as the penultimate Awareness day and welcomes anyone anywhere to join in. Throughout June there […]

CDH 2024 Symposium

Collaborating to improve outcomes The main CDH research event is held every two years. This time it was the turn of France and the beautiful city of Lille to host this important event. This event is where CDH UK gets an opportunity to share it’s work and any research. It also helps us to learn […]

Join In June 4 CDH!

Join in June 4 CDH has been an official awareness initiative started by CDH UK in 2010 to encourage awareness and action for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (including Eventration of the Diaphragm). The Charity has always celebrated the 28th of June as the penultimate Awareness day and welcomes anyone anywhere to join in. Throughout June there […]

HM Queen Elizabeth II – 1926-2022

We are deeply saddened by the death of our much loved Her Majesty The Queen and our heartfelt condolences are offered to the Royal Family. Our Chairperson Beverley Power paid this tribute ‘I am deeply saddened by the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II, who was the most amazing woman and Head of State. She […]

CDH Awareness Day/Month 2022!

June is the month to raise extra awareness for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and June 28th is awareness day. Throughout June there will be activities for you, your family, friends and colleagues to take part in that will also help to raise much needed funds to continue to support families.¬† See below what we have […]

CDH 2022 Event

CDH2022 is a follow on from previous symposia that is this time being held in Glasgow, Scotland. Bringing together Medical professionals, Patients Organisations and Researchers, it is the essential opportunity to hear the latest basic science and clinical research in congenital diaphragmatic hernia care. CDH UK is proud to be a sponsor at this event […]

CDH UK helps develop new guidelines to improve pregnancy trials

New guidelines to improve pregnancy trials will pave way for novel therapies for women and babies. A new grading system to monitor complications during clinical trials involving pregnant women, which will significantly improve their safety, has been co-developed by UCL researchers and an international team of experts including CDH UK. Clinical trials in pregnant women […]

The Journey of a Little Balloon

Many years ago a team based in Leuven, led by Professor Jan Deprest, set out on an incredible journey with the help of a little balloon. They set out to find out if survival rates could be improved in both severe and moderate cases of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). The journey wasn’t easy and was […]

5K Your Way 4 CDH UK!

We have set up a nice little virtual challenge for you that encourages you to do 5K Your Way 4 CDH UK and to acknowledge and support the great challenge undertaken by Chris Davies¬†who has been running 5K every day for CDH UK since 1st January 2020. The end of the challenge will coincide with […]

Coronovirus (Covid-19)

Many of you may be worried about the Novel (Covid-19) Coronavirus situation and you may be seeking some advice, particularly if you or your child have any complications or ongoing medical issues. CDH UK has not to date received any specific advice relating to the CDH population and we advise you to keep up to […]