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To mark Clean Air Day, we renew our call for Government to adopt WHO air quality guidelines

20 June 2018

As today marks national Clean Air Day, we are renewing our call for Government to adopt World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality guidelines to protect the UK public from the negative effects of air pollution.

Olympian Roger Black meets aspiring athlete after both faced heart disease battle

19 June 2018

Top teenage athlete Luke Ball meets idol, British Heart Foundation Ambassador Roger Black MBE, after they were both born with heart defects

Prime Minister Announces £20 billion boost for NHS

18 June 2018

Theresa May has announced a £20 billion a year increase in funding for NHS England by 2023-24 - £600 million more a week.

Football legend David Seaman joins thousands of cyclists at the London to Brighton Bike Ride

18 June 2018

16,000 cyclists took part in Europe’s oldest charity bike ride and this year’s event saw the first ever beach-front proposal

Public Health England includes dementia risk as part of NHS Health Check

15 June 2018

Today, Public Health England have announced that dementia risk will now be included as part of NHS Health Check.

UK's first study into potentially fatal condition in new mums

15 June 2018

We've funded the first study into potentially fatal condition peripartum cardiomyopathy at University of Glasgow.

Jake Quickenden fronts our new Face a Fear campaign

12 June 2018

Jake Quickenden fronts the British Heart Foundation’s Face a Fear campaign

Glasgow pledges to train all secondary pupils in life saving CPR

11 June 2018

British Heart Foundation Scotland welcomes Glasgow City Council promise to equip every secondary school pupil with life saving CPR skills.

Actress Gemma Atkinson launches TV appeal for the British Heart Foundation

10 June 2018

TV personality Gemma Atkinson presents the BBC Lifeline Appeal for the British Heart Foundation on Sunday 10th June on BBC1.

Heart attack patients in Portsmouth take 80mins to reach hospital

6 June 2018

Heart attack patients in Portsmouth are now waiting an average of almost 80 minutes between calling an ambulance and reaching hospital for life-saving treatment