Olivia Jackson with mum Claire
Heart patient Olivia's Helping Little Hearts launch
Hampshire schoolgirl Olivia Jackson is leading a campaign to help more young heart partients like herself improve their fitness through exercise. Olivia...Read more
Dr Timothy Betts,
Oxford team researches new treatment for heart failure
A new technique, which has the potential to improve outcomes for patients with heart failure, is being researched by a team in...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
HRUK offers Aortic Fellowship
A new Aortic Fellowship is being offered at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital thanks to funding from Heart Research UK. Liverpool Heart...Read more
Rosanna is Helping Hearts by making a splash
A Chorley girl who learned to swim before she could walk or talk is to hold a sponsored swim to help hearts...Read more
Organ donation, donor, health, heart research uk
Heart Research UK share the importance of being on the donor list
One of the most difficult decisions any family has to make is whether to donate the organs of a loved one to...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
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
Sue Howells, Barbara Harpham, John Lloyd, Heart Research UK, Midlands, Hilton Garden Inn,
Heart Research UK announced as Hilton Garden Inn Charity of Year at art launch…
Heart Research UK in the Midlands was named as the Hilton Garden Inn hotel's charity of the year at an event on...Read more
Olivia Jackson with mum Claire
Hampshire schoolgirl Olivia Jackson is leading a campaign to help more young heart partients like herself improve their fitness through exercise. Olivia...Read more
Dr Timothy Betts,
A new technique, which has the potential to improve outcomes for patients with heart failure, is being researched by a team in...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
A new Aortic Fellowship is being offered at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital thanks to funding from Heart Research UK. Liverpool Heart...Read more
A Chorley girl who learned to swim before she could walk or talk is to hold a sponsored swim to help hearts...Read more
Organ donation, donor, health, heart research uk
One of the most difficult decisions any family has to make is whether to donate the organs of a loved one to...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
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
Sue Howells, Barbara Harpham, John Lloyd, Heart Research UK, Midlands, Hilton Garden Inn,
Heart Research UK in the Midlands was named as the Hilton Garden Inn hotel's charity of the year at an event on...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...
Be part of something BIG and help make heart disease HISTORY! Every minute you give takes us one step closer to winning the battle! At Heart...
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: April 2015 Friday 3 Bag Packing at Waitrose, Harborne:  Do you have some time to spare on Friday 3 April 2015?  We are...

Latest news

27/03/2015 - 11:27
Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables is important in maintaining a healthy heart.
20/03/2015 - 10:37
You are invited to attend the Summer Fundraising Ball in memory of Martin Fojt
19/03/2015 - 16:03
Hampshire schoolgirl Olivia Jackson is leading a campaign to help more young heart partients like herself improve their fitness through exercise.
19/03/2015 - 10:41
The first day of spring is just around the corner so we’re full of ideas to help you use that extra hour of daylight from Sunday 29 March.
18/03/2015 - 09:47
A new technique, which has the potential to improve outcomes for patients with heart failure, is being researched by a team in Oxford.
17/03/2015 - 15:08
One of the most difficult decisions any family has to make is whether to donate the organs of a loved one to help save another life.