Proposed Congenital Heart Disease Standards and Service specifications


NHS England, as the body responsible for commissioning specialised congenital heart services, is undertaking a national review of congenital heart services for children and adults.

Attached below are:


If you would like more information about NHS England’s congenital heart disease review or the consultation process please visit our website.

Consultation materials have been translated into Polish, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi and Welsh and can be accessed via our Translated Materials page.  If you have any questions about our materials, or you require them in an alternative format (e.g. braille or other languages), please contact a member of the Congenital Heart Disease Review Team.

If you are unable to complete the online response and would like to respond to the consultation by post or email please complete a response form (see below) and send to Dialogue by Design at one of the addresses provided on the form. Dialogue by Design are an independent organisation who are providing expert analysis of the responses to this consultation for NHS England, so please ensure postal and email responses are sent directly to them. Their email address for responses is:

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The New Congenital Heart Disease Review Team 01138248232

Key Dates

Status: Closed

Ran from 15 Sep 2014 to 8 Dec 2014

Other Information


  • GPs,
  • Nurses,
  • Health visitors,
  • Clinicians,
  • Managers,
  • Commissioners,
  • Directors of public health,
  • Pharmacists,
  • Doctors,
  • Midwives,
  • Health care assistants,
  • Healthcare scientists,
  • Paramedics,
  • Dentists,
  • Art therapists,
  • Drama therapists,
  • Music therapists,
  • Chiropodists/podiatrists,
  • Dietitians,
  • Occupation therapists,
  • Orthotists,
  • Orthopists,
  • Prosthesists,
  • Physiotherapists,
  • Diagnostic radiographers,
  • Therapeutic radiographers,
  • Speech and language therapists,
  • Childcare providers,
  • Allied health professionals,
  • Care-givers,
  • Ophthalmic practitioners,
  • Responsible officers,
  • Clinical psychologists,
  • Paediatric neuropsychologists,
  • GP Practices,
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist,
  • Foundation trusts,
  • Mental health trusts,
  • Community healthcare trusts,
  • Tribunal service,
  • Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs),
  • Commissioning support units (CSUs),
  • Strategic clinical networks (SCNs),
  • Care Quality Commission,
  • Health Education England,
  • Health Protection Agency,
  • Local Government Association,
  • Monitor,
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence,
  • Health and Wellbeing boards,
  • Healthwatch (national and local),
  • Health and Social Care Information Centre,
  • NHS Trust Development Authority,
  • Local Involvement Networks,
  • National directors,
  • Regional directors,
  • Area Team directors,
  • All NHS England Staff,
  • Voluntary groups,
  • Community groups,
  • Charities,
  • Advocacy or support organisations,
  • DH third sector strategic partners,
  • Regulatory bodies,
  • Academic/professional institutions,
  • Employer representatives,
  • Employee representatives,
  • Trade unions,
  • Deaneries,
  • Higher education institutions,
  • Royal Colleges,
  • Service providers,
  • Local authorities,
  • Social care providers,
  • Patients,
  • Carers,
  • Service users,
  • Retailers,
  • Suppliers,
  • Information providers,
  • Information professionals,
  • Informatics professionals


  • Specialised commissioning,
  • Commissioning