The British Heart Foundation is the UK's number one heart charity. Our local shops raise vital funds to help fight heart disease by selling a fantastic range of quality, new and donated items.
Heart disease can be connected to other conditions like #Stroke and #VascularDementia. Sign up to our free Heart Matters magazine for information on heart & circulatory conditions: https://t...
‘Explosive Beginnings’ claims the top spot in our annual science image competition!
Reflections of Research is our nationwide competition which celebrates the amazing work our researchers a...
Sign up to one of our overseas challenges and help us in the fight against heart disease: https://t.co/5xu6u8rxYz https://t.co/9ACSNAPHHc
Visiting a GP could become a thing of the past, replaced by a virtual appointment - how will this impact patients? Learn more: https://t.co/53p9IlTX1r
Good luck to Solveiga who is taking on the Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride this year in memory of her dad https://t.co/NiCTEBe9rl
Lee, the founder of #UKCharityWeek, recently received a BHF CPR Hero Award after stepping into action to perform life saving CPR not once, but twice! https://t.co/Ac7oWvqdcE https://t.co/aPY...
Ryan is taking on our London to Brighton Off Road cycling event in memory of loved ones who have been touched by heart disease https://t.co/5oxV4j1goP
‘Explosive beginnings’ claims top prize in our annual science image competition! Check out the other finalists here: https://t.co/4VU6lq17AE https://t.co/MrSa61c2bi
Back in June, the Strang family took on Ben Nevis in memory of their beloved son, husband, and brother, William, who passed away suddenly in 2017 from an undiagnosed heart condition https://...
Thank you to the team @LACA_UK for raising over £13,000 for the BHF in just one year! https://t.co/l7hsSGx6fV
The more children a mother has, the greater her risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, according to research funded by us and presented at #BCS2018 in Manchester: https://t.co/UIUrE...
This disused phone box in Stanford Dingley has been transformed into a defibrillator station AND a mini library! https://t.co/YDRCUts1Dc
Losing weight usually means putting it back on later, right? Our Senior Dietitian explores #IntuitiveEating - an approach that could help you break the cycle: https://t.co/NaiQLXL8g1
Melanie Mully had a heart attack in 2011, a week before she was due to get married. Read her incredible story.
In the lead up to her big day, Melanie was speaking to a friend on the phone a...
We love seeing photos of your BHF purchases! Amy snapped up this lovely Danish teak mirror for a bargain price of £5.99 at her local BHF store. What have you #BoughtAtBHF? https://t.co/3nQQV...
In need of a clear out? We’re here to help!
It’s time to rummage through your wardrobes and empty your drawers to help us fund life saving research.
Use our handy flowchart to decide what...
When Ethan Askew started to feel ill in a sports class, it was his dad who used the school's newly installed defibrillator to help save his life.
At 15, Ethan was a fit and healthy teenager...
Martin Rogerson’s life was saved by his colleague when he suffered a potentially lethal heart attack at work. Read his story:
The care home manager was woken up one night by uncomfortable c...
In a letter to her younger self, Laura Donald reflects on the emotional and physical challenges she faced as a new mother diagnosed with heart failure:
“It’s a few days since you had your b...
Andrew, a football coach from Appleton, helped save the life of a young mum who went into cardiac arrest.
41 year old Andrew Collins, and his brother, Mark, were supervising at a junior foo...
Heart hero Llew John is recognised for his fantastic fundraising efforts!
When Llew was born, his parents were told he would have to have open-heart surgery at just nine days old. He has s...
Did you follow the story of Baby Ivy last year? Read the latest update as she celebrates her first birthday!
Ivy was diagnosed with Transposition of the Great Arteries before she was born; ...
Jane was diagnosed with vascular dementia three years ago at the age of 64. She suffered from paranoia and delusions over the period of a few years.
Jane’s daughter, Sarah, said: “She’d st...
The British Heart Foundation, Microsoft and the NHS join forces to save thousands more lives from cardiac arrests.
Today we launch plans to develop a National Defibrillator Network in respo...
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We’re delighted to announce that the Miles Frost Fund, in association with the BHF, has been appointed Charity of the Year for the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.
The Miles Frost Fun...
After years of campaigning, we’re thrilled that the Government has announced plans to change the law on consent for organ donation.
The new ‘opt-out’ system is expected to come into effect ...
A pensioner who suffered a cardiac arrest was brought back to life thanks to an off-duty nurse who came to his aid.
Allan Hopton was walking his dog in Falmouth when he suddenly collapsed o...
Heart hero, Leo, has had a difficult start to life, but that hasn’t stopped him smiling!
8 month old Leo was born with four heart conditions and underwent open heart surgery when he was jus...
For our Big Stitch competition we called on style-savvy shoppers and asked them to use their sewing skills to personalise an item that they had found in one of our shops. We’ve seen some inc...
Congratulations are in order for Kieran Sandwell who celebrated the 9th anniversary of his heart transplant this week!
Kieran reached the milestone as he arrived at Land’s End as part of hi...
A grandmother is encouraging people to learn CPR and first aid after she was reunited with the team of paramedics who helped save her life.
60 year old Sue Ross called 999 when she started ...
Did you know that people with diabetes have a greater risk of developing heart disease than people who don’t?
Heart and circulatory diseases happen when there is a problem with your heart, ...
Our life saving work starts with the heart, but it doesn’t stop there.
Press and hold to find out about the other areas of our research.
Across the UK, BHF researchers are determined to find new treatments for stroke, to help people like David.
BHF-funded researchers are using new technologies to come up with innovative ways to solve the biggest problems in medicine.
From bugs to drugs, 3D printed hearts and incredible genetic di...
This group of friends are hoping to ‘Yabba-dabba-doo’ something big for charity - by auctioning off their replica of an iconic cartoon car!
Josh Sparks from Hawarden, and his charity fundra...
Katie was born with congenital heart block and has had a pacemaker since she was just 4. At 15, she developed severe tricuspid disease and by 20, was facing open heart surgery – she’s no str...
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