Heart Research UK is 50
Join us in celebrating 50 years of Helping hearts near youRead more
50th Anniversary 50 day challenge
50th Anniversary 50 day challenge
We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters to give up something part of their daily routine for 50 days.Read more
Northern Ireland Grant
Heart Research UK is committed to supporting research at hospitals and universities across the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland.Read more
Make a Will Month
In May 2017, Heart Research UK are teaming up with solicitors across the country to promote the importance of making a Will during 'Make a Will Month'.Read more
Skydive
Are you brave enough to take a leap in support of Heart Research UK?Read more
Our campaigns for better heart health
Want to know how to take better care of your heart?Read more
#LovingHearts
Our partnership with Damart aims to help women improve their heart health.Read more
Infective endocarditis
Find out how this research will quantify the risk of developing or dying from infective endocarditis, in patients with different predisposing heart conditionsRead more
Emerald Team
Emerald Group Publishing Charity of the Year 2017
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to announce that Emerald has chosen Heart Research UK their Charity of the Year.Read more
Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds
Lord Mayor Charity Appeal
We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Lord Mayor of Leeds chosen charities for his 2016-2017 term.Read more
Pedal for your heart
Healthy Tip: Saddle up and pedal for your heart
Heart Research UK wants children, staff and parents across the UK to get involved in the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting...Read more
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Join us in celebrating 50 years of Helping hearts near you
50th Anniversary 50 day challenge
We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters to give up something part of their daily routine for 50 days.
Heart Research UK is committed to supporting research at hospitals and universities across the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland.
In May 2017, Heart Research UK are teaming up with solicitors across the country to promote the importance of making a Will during 'Make a Will Month'.
Are you brave enough to take a leap in support of Heart Research UK?
Want to know how to take better care of your heart?
Our partnership with Damart aims to help women improve their heart health.
Find out how this research will quantify the risk of developing or dying from infective endocarditis, in patients with different predisposing heart conditions
Emerald Team
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to announce that Emerald has chosen Heart Research UK their Charity of the Year.
Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds
We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Lord Mayor of Leeds chosen charities for his 2016-2017 term.
Pedal for your heart
Heart Research UK wants children, staff and parents across the UK to get involved in the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting...
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Heart Research UK Helping hearts near you

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We're your local national charity, founded in 1967 by heart surgeon, David Watson to make surgery safer.  Originally the National Heart Research Fund, we changed our name to Heart Research UK in 2005.  As the second largest heart charity in the UK we fund pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease as well as helping communities improve their lifestyles with Healthy Heart Grants.  Read more

50th Anniversary 50 day challenge
We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters...
In May 2017, Heart Research UK are teaming up with solicitors across the country to promote the importance of making a Will during 'Make a Will Month...
SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Series
We’re delighted to announce the SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Fun Run series for 2017! Whether you choose to run, walk or even push the buggy...
This project will investigate the benefits of breaking up prolonged sedentary time with regular short bouts of exercise on heart disease risk in...
Put your unwanted, odd or broken jewellery to work and help hearts near you
This project will investigate the role of blood platelets in controlling inflammation in the blood vessels of patients with and without heart disease...

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09/03/2017 - 16:57
17 March is World Sleep Day and Heart Research UK wants you to ask yourself: are you one of the third of Britons who sleep for less than six hours
01/03/2017 - 17:38
A recent study by Imperial College London, suggests that eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day may give us longer lives yet only one in
23/02/2017 - 12:55
Every year, Shrove Tuesday sees pancakes enjoy a special slot in our dinner diaries, a favourite for young and old.  
16/02/2017 - 09:26
Currently, around a third of children in the UK are classed as overweight or obese leading them to become overweight adults.
09/02/2017 - 11:57
Heart Research UK in partnership with and clothing company Damart, recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of heart disease among over-40s
02/02/2017 - 13:07
Many people enjoy a chocolate bar, a piece of birthday cake or a sweet treat from time to time which always taste nice, but are you aware of hidde