7 March 2018
Patients who are living with other illnesses are likely to survive for significantly shorter times after a heart attack, according to new research that we've part-funded.
6 March 2018
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging the nation to turn from spectator to sportsperson this summer, as new figures show that the average Brit spends nearly 30 hours more watching sport than getting active every year.
3 March 2018
Recent news report have raised questions about safeguarding in charities. Read about our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved with the BHF
2 March 2018
Pollution is major public health crisis according to new report from PHE. People are being exposed to a ‘daily cocktail’ of pollution that may be having a significant impact on their health, according to a new report released today by Professor Dame Sally Davies.
2 March 2018
Scientists have identified five different types of diabetes, according to a study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. The researchers suggest that it is now time to move away from the idea that there are only two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2.
27 February 2018
The number of people living with Type 2 Diabetes, putting them at significantly increased risk of a heart attack or stroke, has doubled in the last 20 years according to new figures released today.
26 February 2018
Thousands more patients at risk of deadly inherited heart conditions are to be screened each year following the roll out of a £1.5m genetic testing service by the family of the late Sir David Frost and the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
23 February 2018
Today the Private Members Bill in favour of an ‘opt out’ organ donation system in England moved a step closer to becoming law.
22 February 2018
Progress in reducing premature deaths (under 75) from coronary heart disease – the leading cause of heart attacks - is slowing to a near standstill, according to our latest figures.
21 February 2018
The red carpet was rolled out for British Heart Foundation guests and celebrity supporters at a glamorous black-tie fundraiser to raise money for life saving heart research and to raise awareness of inherited heart conditions.