Heart Heroes

Jade McWilliam, a Heart Hero Award winner

Nominations for our annual Heart Hero Awards 2017 are now closed. They will reopen in November 2017 for our Heart Hero Awards 2018.

These awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional contribution that our supporters, fundraisers, volunteers and partners who have made and exceptional contribution to our fight for every heartbeat.

Nominate your heart hero

Thank you for your nominations for our Heart Hero Awards 2017.

To find out more about the next steps, please download our FAQs document.

Inspiration award

For involving and inspiring others in the fight for every heartbeat. This could be demonstrated through their fundraising efforts, taking part in a physical challenge, organising an event or volunteering activities.

Young hero award

For an exceptional young person raising awareness of the BHF's aims and ambitions. This person might be a heart patient, a campaigner, a blogger, a volunteer or a fundraiser.

Heart health professional

This award will go to an individual who has shown drive and commitment to improve the lives of heart patients and/or their families. This could be BHF-funded scientists, cardiologists, cardiac rehabilitation instructors, pharmacists, GP's and nurses.

Fighting spirit award

This award will go to an individual or group of people who have been affected by congenital heart disease and used their experiences as a force for good.