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Mayor of London issues air pollution alert

26 February 2019

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has issued an air pollution alert in response to worryingly poor air quality.

Historic moment as opt-out system for organ donation passes final parliamentary vote

26 February 2019

The new ‘opt-out’ organ donation system has today passed its final parliamentary vote, meaning that everyone in England will soon be presumed to consent to donating their organs unless they register their decision to opt-out on the NHS organ donation register.

Organ donation law change could save lives in Scotland

25 February 2019

BHF Scotland encourages MSPs to back the bill in vital organ donation vote on 26 February

New BHF policies on bullying, harassment and research misconduct

18 February 2019

The British Heart Foundation has formalised its policies on bullying, harassment and research misconduct in the research community.

Glenn Hoddle to work with the BHF following cardiac arrest

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.

Mending broken hearts this Valentine's Day

14 February 2019

Research funded by the British Heart Foundation is developing stem cell heart 'patches' that could one day cure heart failure.

Heart failure survival rates stubbornly low

14 February 2019

Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, finds a large study published by The BMJ today.

Artificial intelligence predicts outcomes for heart patients

12 February 2019

For the first time researchers that we part-fund have used Artificial Intelligence to predict outcomes for heart patients using MRI scans, enabling doctors to find the best treatments for individual patients.

New report sets out how NHS will need to adapt to technological change

12 February 2019

A report launched today sets out the steps the NHS needs to take to prepare staff for the changes innovative technology will bring in the near future.