Take on a Mother's Day Challenge
Make Mother's Day special this year
Does your family have a sense of adventure? This Mother's Day (15 March), we're asking mums, daughters, sons, step-mums, step-daughters etc to...Read more
Walking is great for your heart - sign up for our Three Peaks Challenge
It’s that time of the year again where we all resolve to get fitter and healthier and give our lifestyle a makeover...Read more
Prof David Firmin and Dr Andrew Scott
New research seeks better heart disease diagnosis
Imaging heart muscle structure could give clues to heart disease London researchers to develop new MRI technique to improve diagnosis Researchers are...Read more
Swim the Channel
Swim the distance of the Channel in the comfort of your local pool
Swim the Channel in your local swimming pool Have you ever fancied swimming across the Channel? Heart Research UK’s challenge makes this...Read more
Caravan Guard Managing Director, Ryan Wilby, together with advisers Tom and Emma, present latest Paperless Policy cheque to Heart Research UK's Sharron Bright (centre left) and Vicki Litherland (centre right).
Caravan Guard raises over £35,000 for Heart Research UK
Caravan and motorhome insurance provider, Caravan Guard's ‘Paperless Policies’ initiative, set up in partnership with Heart Research UK, raised £12,227 in 2014,...Read more
Make a Will Month
We’ve joined forces with solicitors Cohen Cramer to launch our very first Make a Will Month. In February 2015 you can have...Read more
Sally Bee in the kitchen
Sally's healthy tips for National Heart Month
TV cook and Heart Research UK ambassador Sally Bee is using National Heart Month to spread the message to everyone about setting...Read more
Callum Harriott
Football club to help young South London hearts
Championship football club Charlton Athletic is to teach children in Bexley and Bromley about living healthy lifestyles after being given a second...Read more
Take on a Mother's Day Challenge
Does your family have a sense of adventure? This Mother's Day (15 March), we're asking mums, daughters, sons, step-mums, step-daughters etc to...Read more
It’s that time of the year again where we all resolve to get fitter and healthier and give our lifestyle a makeover...Read more
Prof David Firmin and Dr Andrew Scott
Imaging heart muscle structure could give clues to heart disease London researchers to develop new MRI technique to improve diagnosis Researchers are...Read more
Swim the Channel
Swim the Channel in your local swimming pool Have you ever fancied swimming across the Channel? Heart Research UK’s challenge makes this...Read more
Caravan Guard Managing Director, Ryan Wilby, together with advisers Tom and Emma, present latest Paperless Policy cheque to Heart Research UK's Sharron Bright (centre left) and Vicki Litherland (centre right).
Caravan and motorhome insurance provider, Caravan Guard's ‘Paperless Policies’ initiative, set up in partnership with Heart Research UK, raised £12,227 in 2014,...Read more
We’ve joined forces with solicitors Cohen Cramer to launch our very first Make a Will Month. In February 2015 you can have...Read more
Sally Bee in the kitchen
TV cook and Heart Research UK ambassador Sally Bee is using National Heart Month to spread the message to everyone about setting...Read more
Callum Harriott
Championship football club Charlton Athletic is to teach children in Bexley and Bromley about living healthy lifestyles after being given a second...Read more

Heart Research UK - "Helping hearts" since 1967

Welcome to Heart Research UK, the charity that has been Helping Hearts near you for 48 years, funding pioneering medical research and encouraging communities to live healthier heart lifestyles.  Read more

Coronary Heart Disease kills nearly 75,000 people a year and remains the UK's biggest single killer.  The good news is that 2.3m people are coping with the illness because of the work done by charities like Heart Resarch UK, all down to our supporters and partners, who give their money and time, so we can continue to help people live healthier, happier, longer lives.  

Thanks for visiting us and whilst you are here have a look around our website - there's lots of interesting stuff.

Heart Research UK is piloting a nationwide project that will give all child heart patients a rehabilitation toolkit and exercise prescription that...
Our volunteers are very important to us, playing a vital role in helping us in our work in raising funds for the prevention, treatment and cure of...
Running is a wonderful aerobic exercise, and aerobic exercises are great for improving your cardiovascular health. Running is also a good way to burn...
Packaging company, DS Smith has taken the lead in un-packaging those unhealthy lifestyle habits among its 200 employees...
It’s to be a heart-healthy start to 2015 for schoolchildren thanks to an interactive education programme delivered by Heart Research UK.  Based on...
2015 Calendar of events: February 2015 Thursday 26 Au Pairs Coffee Morning: Are you an Au Pair looking to meet new people? If so, then come...

Latest news

26/02/2015 - 10:57
Most of us are aware of the alarming rates of obesity both in the UK and globally.  Currently, around a third of children in the UK are classed as
12/02/2015 - 15:53
Championship football club Charlton Athletic is to teach children in Bexley and Bromley about living healthy lifestyles after being given a
12/02/2015 - 15:41
Running is a wonderful aerobic exercise, and aerobic exercises are great for improving your cardiovascular health.
11/02/2015 - 16:05
Curry is one of the UK’s favourites, with Chicken Tikka Masala declared ‘Britain’s National Dish’ in the early 2000’s, and shows no sign of waning.
11/02/2015 - 12:16
Imaging heart muscle structure could give clues to heart disease