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.

What's been going on in Northern Ireland

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