Our work in Northern Ireland

Together, we’ve achieved so much over the years. Diagnosis and treatment of heart disease is more effective than ever before, death rates have fallen dramatically. We’re working hard across Northern Ireland to keep up the fight.

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What we are doing in Northern Ireland

  • We currently fund 9 pioneering research grants totalling more than £2.5 million at Queens University Belfast.
  • We have invested almost £800,000 in community resuscitation, heart attack awareness and, our life-saving Heartstart programme which teaches emergency life support skills in schools, workplaces and communities.
  • We provide support and information to over 8,000 through our free Heart Matters service.
  • We support over 100 health care professionals, including Heart Failure Nurses in Northern Ireland.
  • We have invested over £500,000 in our three Hearty Lives projects in Carrickfergus, Craigavon and Cookstown.
  • We have successfully campaigned for the country’s first ever Community Resuscitation strategy which aims to increase survival rates from out of hospital cardiac arrests in Northern Ireland.

What can you do?

Raise money to fund pioneering research  

BalloonsLast year millions spent on research exploring new ways to prevent, treat and cure heart disease.

Power our research


Donate your time by volunteering 

Volunteer thumbEach year hundreds of volunteers fight against heart disease. You can too. Find out about volunteering with us in Northern Ireland and join the fight.

Become a volunteer

Campaign on issues important to your community

CampaigningOne signature could make all the diference. With your help we have successfully campaigned on lots of heart related topics.

Help us make change


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Bring and buy

Donating small electricalsWe have shops in locations across Northern Ireland. Make a donation, or pick up a bargain.

Find your nearest shop

Contact us

By telephone: 0300 330 3322

By email: ni@bhf.org.uk 

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