Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a preventable disease that was responsible for the deaths of 88,000 people in the UK in 2008
British Heart Foundation CHD Statistics 2010
In all, 191,00 died from heart and circulatory disease in the UK. Death rates are highest in Scotland and North of England and lowest in the South of England. CHD is the biggest killer in the country.
British Heart Foundation - Vinne Jones' hard and fast hands-only CPR
There are more videos available on all aspects of BHF and heart disease on the
BHF video site
Now you can download and listen to podcasts free from the BHF - either on the move or in the comfort of your own home. We have a few examples below.
Giving Up Smoking
The British Heart Foundation is Britain's leading charity fighting heart and circulatory disease
The BHF funds research, education and life-saving equipment and helps heart patients return to a full and active way of life. The charity relies on donations to continue its vital work.
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
The BHS recommends that only properly validated BP monitors be used both in the clinic and at home. All the monitors listed on their website have been clinically validated. This means that all the machines, regardless of their cost, give reliable readings when used correctly. Please note that added cost does not equate to added accuracy.
View a list of clinically validated BP monitors
Healthtalkonline, an award-winning charity website, lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. An excellent resource compiled after interviewing a wide range of people suffering from heart disease.
An excellent resource with useful video, audio, images and references relating to CHD.
Further information about symptoms, treatment, causes and prevention of CHD.