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BHF appoints new Director of Philanthropy

16 August 2019

Dr Kirstine Knox, from the University of Oxford has just been appointed as the BHF’s new Director of Philanthropy. She will be joining us in September and brings a wealth of experience from across the charitable, academic and health sectors.

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.

BHF Chief Executive honoured with OBE

7 June 2019

British Heart Foundation Chief Executive Simon Gillespie has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours, recognising his services to patients and medical research.

BHF Trustee Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak appointed MRC Health Innovation champion

17 April 2019

Our Trustee Professor Anna Dominiczak has been appointed the MRC Health Innovation Champion.

BHF gender pay gap figures are well below national average

14 March 2019

These are the BHF's gender pay gap figures for last year, which have come out as well below national average. This also addresses next steps to reduce the figures even further.

The BHF appoints new Associate Medical Director

10 October 2018

The British Heart Foundation has today announced the appointment of Dr Sonya Babu-Narayan as a new Associate Medical Director

Celebrities say thank you to the UK's Heart Heroes at the British Heart Foundation awards evening

5 October 2018

The red carpet was rolled out on Friday 5 October for celebrity guests and inspirational British Heart Foundation supporters at a glittering riverside reception in the vaults of the Globe Theatre in London.

New Trustee welcomed to the BHF Board

20 September 2018

The British Heart Foundation announce Tim Howe QC to to our Board of Trustees