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Join volunteers like Jimmy at our 2014 Supporters Conference

Join BHF Northern Ireland Lead Volunteer Jimmy Walker and our local supporters at our Annual Conference on Thursday 5 June 2014 at Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim.

What’s on:

  • Hear from our CEO Simon Gillespie on how our work is making a difference and what our commitment is for the future of cardiovascular health in Northern Ireland.
  • Hear from our BHF Medical Director Prof Peter Weissberg as he showcases the latest advances in cardiovascular research.
  • Get an update from locally funded researcher Dr David Grieves from Queens University, Belfast.
  • Share your experiences, feedback and ideas on how BHF Northern Ireland should tackle cardiovascular disease locally.
  • Celebrate our heart heroes – the brave people who’ve given up their time, money and story to help us win the fight against heart disease.

For more information and to register for this free event, contact us at edwardsha@bhf.org.uk or call 07984 672158.

BHF 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. Join us!

In Northern Ireland so far

  • More than £1.4 million to fund pioneering research over the last five years at Queens University Belfast.
  • We’ve invested over £450,000 in our life-saving Heartstart programme, teaching emergency life support skills in schools, workplaces and communities since 2008
  • Providing our free Heart Matters service to 8,000 local people
  • Supporting over 100 health care professionals, including heart nurses in Northern Ireland
  • Investing £500,000 in our three Hearty Lives projects in Carrickfergus, Craigavon and Cookstown
  • Successfully campaigning for the development of 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


If you Like us, stay up to date

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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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