Opportunities to shape BHF's work

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We're committed to ensuring that people affected by heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors have the opportunity to influence and shape our work.

Here you'll find out about the different ways you can get involved and share your experiences.

Help shape NHS services

To help deliver the NHS England Long Term Plan we're looking for two Patient Voice Reps to help drive improvement in how the NHS prevents, detects and treats heart and circulatory conditions. This exciting and different opportunity will be your chance to use your voice and experiences to influence decisions from the top.

Express your interest by Monday 26th August 2019

Help us develop our award winning resources

Work with us, using your experiences of heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors, to ensure we're providing the information and support people need. Whether it's providing feedback online or face-to-face, we want to hear your thoughts.



The external opportunities that we advertise here are for information only. They are not related to BHF projects. If you choose to get involved, you will not be representing the BHF, but representing your own experiences as someone affected by heart and circulatory diseases.

Influence the European research agenda

The Strategic Research Agenda on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), which explores the challenges and opportunities for European CVD research, have identified 15 key areas for CVD research. They're now keen to hear your priorities to identify the most urgent health care challenges and research priorities.

Complete the survey by Sunday 8th September 2019

Patient insight in medicines and devices regulation

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) want to ensure the patient voice is heard when safety issues, concerning medicines or medical devices, are identified and in the licensing of new medicines. They want to hear your views and ideas to help them develop a new systematic approach to achieving this

Share your ideas by Monday 7th October 2019 

Join a new Cardiology Public & Patient Involvement Group 

Do you live in Birmingham, and have an interest in cardiology research? COYOTE is run by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham cardiology research department. It’s open to friends & family, health professionals, scientists and anyone with an interest in cardiology research. This is your chance to share your experiences and learn about various heart conditions and cardiology research in your local area. 

Email the group to find out more

Something to promote?

If you’ve got a project that will benefit from patient involvement then complete this simple form and send it back to us at [email protected].

Tell us about your project and how you’d like to involve people affected by heart and circulatory disease and we’ll help promote it.

Want more information? Email [email protected] or call 0207 554 0426.