The BHF is one of fourteen charities that make up the Richmond Group of Charities. Working together as a collective voice to better influence health and social care policy; the Richmond Group's aim is to improve the care and support for the 15 million people living with long term conditions.
European Heart Network
The BHF is part of the European Heart Network, which plays a leading role in the prevention and reduction of heart and circulatory diseases, in particular heart diseases and stroke, through advocacy, networking, education and patient support, so that they are no longer a major cause of premature death and disability throughout Europe.
The BHF is a member of the Obesity Health Alliance, which brings together a range of leading organisations with expertise in tackling overweight and obesity. The goal of the Obesity Health Alliance is to prevent obesity-related ill-health by addressing the influences that lead to excess bodyweight throughout life.
Healthy Air Campaign
The Healthy Air Campaign is a coalition of health, transport and environmental charities, working to raise awareness of the health impacts of air pollution, encourage behaviour that helps cut air pollution and exposure to it and persuade all levels of government to take stronger action to protect the public’s health from poor air quality.
National Voices (NV) is a coalition of charities that stands for people being in control of their health and care. BHF is one of the many charities which make up the umbrella body representing the patient voice. National Voices support the vital role that the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector plays in health and care through supporting the adoption and spread of person-centred approaches.
Every Child a life Saver
The Every Child a Lifesaver campaign brings together the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross and St John Ambulance who are all committed to creating a new generation of lifesavers and support the teaching of age and stage appropriate first aid, including CPR in all schools in the UK. We want to ensure that more people are given the skills and confidence to know what to do in a medical emergency.