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Over half of people living with heart and circulatory diseases have experienced feelings of sadness, depression and anxiety, a survey suggests

19 July 2019

Our survey involving almost 5,000 people living with conditions such as a heart attack, stroke and heart failure finds that many are not getting the support they need.

Heart transplant figures drop, new figures show

18 July 2019

New figures published today by showed that the number of heart transplants dropped in the year to March 2019.

World Emoji Day: Accurate heart and lung emoji on the way

17 July 2019

Accurate heart and lung emoji could be on your mobile by next year.

BHF welcomes pledge to adopt WHO guidelines on air pollution

16 July 2019

The BHF has today welcomed Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s commitment to adopting World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on air pollution.

University of Cambridge set to break ground on new Heart and Lung Research Institute

11 July 2019

Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, today announced a £30 million award to the University of Cambridge to support the new Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute (HLRI).

Simon Gillespie to retire from the British Heart Foundation

4 July 2019

Today we announce that our chief executive, Simon Gillespie, will be retiring from the charity at the end of December after almost seven years.

New research in Oxford could lead to improvements in recovery of stroke survivors

26 June 2019

The University of Oxford has received £250,000 funding to investigate the no-reflow phenomenon, an issue that can dramatically impact the recovery of a stroke survivor.

BHF calls for clean air

20 June 2019

The BHF is calling for cleaner air this Clean Air Day