Paediatric cardiology is the specialty concerned with diseases of the heart in the growing and developing individual. Paediatric cardiologists investigate and treat patients with congenital or acquired heart disease, diseases of cardiac rhythm and conduction, and disturbances of cardiac and circulatory function. The specialty provides a service from foetal life through childhood into adulthood. (NHS Careers – November 2013)

There is no current programme in this discipline in Ireland.

Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training

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