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
David and Deirdre Richer
New pacemaker gives heart patient David his life back
Heart patient David Richer says he’s got his life back - thanks to a research project currently funded by Heart Research UK...Read more
CEO, Paul Ostergaard, Yorkshire, Three Peaks, Walking, Fundraising
Global E-Marketplace Takes Part in Three Peaks Challenge
ShipServ, the world’s leading e-marketplace for the maritime and offshore industries, will be taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge 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
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
Donate your DIY to Heart Research UK
Donate your DIY to Heart Research UK and you'll be helping hearts
Donate your DIY If you're planning to do any DIY over the weekend then why not put your skills to great use...Read more
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
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
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
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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
David and Deirdre Richer
Heart patient David Richer says he’s got his life back - thanks to a research project currently funded by Heart Research UK...Read more
CEO, Paul Ostergaard, Yorkshire, Three Peaks, Walking, Fundraising
ShipServ, the world’s leading e-marketplace for the maritime and offshore industries, will be taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge 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
A new Aortic Fellowship is being offered at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital thanks to funding from Heart Research UK. Liverpool Heart...Read more
Donate your DIY to Heart Research UK
Donate your DIY If you're planning to do any DIY over the weekend then why not put your skills to great use...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
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
A Chorley girl who learned to swim before she could walk or talk is to hold a sponsored swim to help hearts...Read more

Heart Research UK - "Helping hearts" near you

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 Research 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...
One of the most difficult decisions any family has to make is whether to donate the organs of a loved one to help save...
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: May 2015 Saturday 16 Pre-Harborne Carnival Summer Garden Party: We're having a Garden Party and you're invited.  Come...

Latest news

17/04/2015 - 12:23
Heart patient David Richer says he’s got his life back - thanks to a research project currently funded by Heart Research UK.
17/04/2015 - 09:56
Busy lifestyles and conflicting priorities may sometimes mean your mental health takes back seat, yet mental health and physical health are equally
15/04/2015 - 13:15
ShipServ, the world’s leading e-marketplace for the maritime and offshore industries, will be taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks chal
14/04/2015 - 16:54
The Green-Moore family, from Bradford, are donning their bathing costumes and swimming the equivalent of the English Channel as part of national ch
10/04/2015 - 15:09
A Lincolnshire woman is putting on her running shoes to raise money for national charity Heart Research UK in memory of her father who died when sh