What we do
Dedicated to the fight against heart disease
Our task is to keep hearts beating and we focus our work on our
We are the UK's number one heart charity and through 50 years of
funding cutting edge research we have already made a big difference
to people's lives.
But the landscape of heart disease is changing. More people
survive a heart attack or cardiac arrest than ever before, and that
means more people are now living with heart disease and need our
As a result we have been reviewing our strategic
approach with the help of staff, supporters and stakeholders.
Our new strategy will give us
powerful focus in our fight for every heartbeat, and enable us to
lead the fight against cardiovascular disease more effectively.
Today, we are funding thousands of research projects around the
UK that are fighting heart disease. Discover more about this vital
We also help people millions of people every year with our up to
date information about heart disease so the UK public are better
Find out about:
Our publications offer vital
information for heart patients and we also have resources for
We work hard to protect heart health and fight for better
services for heart patients. Find out about our campaigns and how you can make a difference.
We are also taking our fight to politicians, government
officials, workplaces and schools – find out about our work on
But we can’t do it alone. We are working alongside government,
other health charities, healthcare professionals and thousands of
dedicated supporters. Everybody has a part to play in the fight
against heart disease.
Join our fight for every heartbeat
Our research is powered by your support. Every pound raised,
every minute of your time and every donation to our shops will help
make a massive difference to people’s lives.