Heart Heroes Scotland

Everyone who was nominated is very special and we are proud so many amazing people have the chance to be recognised for their fight against heart disease. 

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for our BHF Scotland Supporter Day are as follows:

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.

  • Nathan Byrne
  • Colbie-Kate Ross
  • Findlay Campbell

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.

  • Aaron Bayne  
  • Martin Donaldson
  • Scarlett Dougan

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.

  • Jane Lockhart
  • Professor Mandy Maclean
  • Prescribing Support Technicians

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.

  • Andy McKay
  • Ross Peters
  • Sandy Reid's Garage

The Heart Heroes section of the day takes place in the afternoon of our Supporter day events. If you are interested to hear about the work of the BHF, meet our Chief Executive Simon Gillespie and our funded researchers and see our science up close, you can register for your local Supporter Day here.