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Heart disease organisations

If you are newly diagnosed with heart disease, or are concerned about your care, treatment or your heart’s health in general, use these resources to find more information and support. This list offers a guide to heart disease charities, organisations and resources online.

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation funds pioneering research, promotes heart disease prevention, provides information on keeping your heart healthy and campaigns for better care for people with heart disease.

Heart UK

Heart UK is a charity with the aim of preventing premature deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol.

CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young

CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young - works with cardiologists and family doctors to promote and protect the cardiac health of young people by establishing good practice and screening facilities devoted to significantly reducing the frequency of young sudden cardiac death throughout the UK.

The Cardiomyopathy Association

The Cardiomyopathy Association (CMA) is a registered charity that helps people and their families affected by the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy. It provides support and easy-to-understand information about the different types of cardiomyopathy.

Children’s Heart Federation

The Children's Heart Federation is dedicated to helping children with congenital or acquired heart disease and their families in the UK and Ireland.

Heart Research UK

Founded by a heart surgeon, Heart Research UK funds pioneering medical projects and well as community projects to help people adopt healthier lifestyles to prevent heart disease.

British Cardiovascular Society

The British Cardiovascular Society, an organisation for cardiologists and other doctors with an interest in cardiovascular disease, sets standards of excellence for the care of heart patients and to support professionals working in cardiology.

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Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on December 19, 2016

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