News archive

Welcome to our comprehensive archive of heart news.

To receive the latest news as it happens sign up here.

Can't find exactly what you're looking for? Please contact us.

Filter by year

2015

Heart of Steel

4 July 2015

Donations to the Yorkshire Man of Steel will help fund life-saving research into heart disease.

Yorkshire Man of Steel

4 July 2015

We're delighted to be a beneficiary of the Yorkshire Man of Steel project, a new landmark structure overlooking the M1 near Meadowhall in South Yorkshire.

Heart attack survival rates in UK lagging behind other countries, report says

3 July 2015

A new report released by the Nuffield Trust shows that heart attack survival rates in the UK are lagging behind other countries, such as Sweden and Norway.

Research holds the key to cutting the devastation caused by heart attacks

3 July 2015

Dr Mike Knapton, our Associate Medical Director, explains why research holds the key to improving diagnosis and treatment for heart attacks

Professor Robert Winston urges UK Government to protect science

3 July 2015

Professor Robert Winston urges UK Government to protect science past April 2016.

BHF researchers find physically active children are happier and more confident

2 July 2015

New Public Health England Change4Life study shows physically active children are happier and more confident.

Amherst Junior School making a splash for BHF

2 July 2015

Dedicated pupils at Amherst Junior School in Sevenoaks have celebrated raising an incredible £153,000 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Trustee announced as President of Academy of Medical Sciences

30 June 2015

BHF Trustee and BHF-funded researcher Professor Sir Robert Lechler has been announced as the incoming President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, which is an independent body that represents medical science.

New Bill to teach CPR at secondary schools could save lives

24 June 2015

The BHF have today welcomed the presentation of a Private Members' Bill to Parliament by Teresa Pearce MP to ensure pupils at secondary school are taught lifesaving CPR skills and defibrillator awareness.