Join our Nation of Lifesavers by applying for a CPR kit for your school and workplaces.
Organise a walk and raise money for life saving heart research.
Have fun, get your children active, and save lives with our schools and youth groups fundraising events.
Pack a punch with your unwanted stuff and help fight heart disease. Order bags, run an event or arrange a free collection and donate your unwanted stuff.
Over 100 quick and easy recipes for a healthy heart. All proceeds go to the BHF.
Our strategy sets out our plans to fund half a billion pounds of research over the next five years.
Whether you are living with heart disease or supporting a friend or family member, our online community is a space for you.
Meet some of our heart heroes who have bravely shared their stories with others.
Read our vision and priorities to 2020 and see how we're fighting for every heartbeat.
Medicines can treat symptoms, but restoring quality of life sometimes needs a broader approach. Learn what social prescribing is, and meet a patient who’s benefited.
Listening is an important skill in all areas of life, whether supporting a loved one, dealing with colleagues or in family relationships. Get our tips on how to do it better with active listening.
Discussing health issues, whether yours or a loved one’s, isn’t always easy. Rachael Healy gets advice from an expert and a heart patient who’s been through it.
Dr Frank Ryan, a clinical psychologist and author of Willpower for Dummies, explains his top 10 tips to improve your self-control and boost your willpower.
Self-control is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Miranda Fitzgerald explains how we can all become willpower superheroes
When you’re a carer, taking a break is vital to your wellbeing. We explain what respite care is and meet people who’ve benefitted.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), gives her tips on what to look for in a care home.
A heart attack prompted former sprinter Mark Bannan to reassess his priorities and take time to enjoy life, as he tells us.
Confidence is often shaken following a heart event. We get tips on recovery from those who’ve been there and two leading psychologists.
Psychologist Professor Stephen Joseph shares his advice on recovering after a heart attack or heart surgery.
Dr Mary Welford, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, shares her expert tips.
Read these words of wisdom from people who have been through heart attack, heart surgery or cardiac arrest and come out the other side.
Here are tips from some of our experienced cardiac nurses and heart health advisors on getting your confidence back.
Returning to your job can be a vital part of recovering from a heart event. Sarah Brealey gets tips from an expert and meets three people who made the transition back to work.
People who have gone back to work after a heart attack share their tips about what they have learned.
The end of life needs of people with heart disease aren’t being met. As new guidance is published on the sensitive issue of palliative care, we explain why we need to talk about death and dying.
If you want to have a conversation about death, whether you’ve received a diagnosis or want to break bad news, here are some pointers to help you.
Cardiac rehabilitation helps you recover after a heart event. Sarah Brealey meets some of the trained professionals involved.
Breaking with convention can lead to better patient care. Sarah Brealey reports on Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital, which is putting patients and family members at the heart of care.
We've funded an integrated heart failure service to bring the best possible care to heart failure patients. Sarah Brealey reports on an innovative project in north Wales.
Involving patients in health services can help make improvements that might not otherwise have happened. Sarah Brealey reports on patient involvement at Barts Heart Centre in London.
Use the time spent waiting for a hospital procedure or surgery to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. A surgeon, a specialist nurse and a nurse practitioner share expert tips with us.
Hospital stay coming up? Learn what to pack with our exclusive video and list of 12 things to pack - specially written for those who are having a heart operation or procedure.
Going through change can be unsettling, especially when it’s caused by a heart condition. We discover how Trevor Munkenbeck coped with life after a heart attack.
Improving your health with physical activity and a balanced diet is a great idea, but we often make excuses to stick to our old ways. Here are 20 reasons to ignore those excuses.
Many people with heart conditions face mental health issues as a result. We hear how Margaret Brain beat hers and shows where you can find help.
Having a heart condition can affect your mental wellbeing too. This section offers tips for coping, information about antidepressants, and real stories, plus results of our exclusive survey.
If your heart condition is affecting your sex life, you’re not alone. We talk to two couples who have overcome their issues and rekindled their desire.
We explain what erectile dysfunction is, the causes of it, the links with cardiovascular disease and how to treat it.
If you feel lonely, you’re not alone – and there is plenty of help out there. We ask people who have beaten loneliness for their tips on how to deal with loneliness. Plus, watch our exclusive video.
No one looks forward to spending time in hospital - but there are things that can make it a lot better, as Sarah Brealey explains.
Receiving a diagnosis of a heart condition can be difficult. We offer tips for dealing with it and useful questions to ask in your appointment.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is one of the hardest things any of us have to face. We talk to Sandra Cohen about the death of her beloved husband, and presents tips for coping.
There's a lot to think about when you have to deal with a death, all at a time when you might be struggling to cope yourself. We give a summary of the practical considerations.
Professor Andrew Steptoe, BHF Professor of Psychology, answers your questions about how having a heart attack or other heart event can affect people emotionally.