Crucial advice for child heart patients

Research has found that young heart patients could be missing out on vital exercise because they aren't being given proper guidelines when they leave hospital.

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Child heart patients given exercise prescriptions

Children with heart problems have often been given conflicting advice about whether they can exercise, and what type of activity is safe. But that's now changed.

The charity Heart Research UK has launched an exercise toolkit in Bristol, meaning young cardiac patients across the country can be given a prescription for the kind of physical activity that will suit them best. Ken Goodwin reports.

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