2 March 2019
Three thousand people across England and Scotland have now been diagnosed with life threateningly high cholesterol, thanks to cascade testing services the BHF helped to fund.
25 February 2019
BHF Scotland encourages MSPs to back the bill in vital organ donation vote on 26 February
18 February 2019
Glenn Hoddle has announced his plans to work with the BHF following his cardiac arrest last October. In an interview with the Sun, Glenn discussed his cardiac arrest publically for the first time and used the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of CPR and defibrillation.
5 February 2019
Now 23 out of 32 of Scotland's local authorities have backed our call to teach life saving CPR skills
7 January 2019
NHS England's ten year plan included a number of significant measures in the fight against heart and circulatory disease.
3 January 2019
The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today confirmed plans to add life saving CPR to the school curriculum in England.
31 December 2018
Less than half of the 15 million people in England eligible for a dementia-reducing NHS health check have actually taken the test, according to NHS England.
20 December 2018
An additional 11,500 people died last winter due to heart and circulatory diseases in England and Wales, when compared to numbers seen during the rest of the year, according to the British Heart Foundation’s analysis of new statistics released by the Office for National Statistics.
10 December 2018
A service in the West Midlands that identifies people living with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) has diagnosed 131 people living with the life-limiting inherited condition since launching last year.
29 November 2018
Thousands of female heart patients could be at higher risk of dying every year due to poor uptake of cardiac rehabilitation, according to the latest National Audit of Cardiac Rehab report.