Over 250,000 people in the UK have inherited high cholesterol or other inherited blood fat conditions, most are living without the knowledge they could have an early heart attack or stroke. Only around 25,000 are identified, including children. We aim to double this to 50,000 by 2023.
We are a growing national charity providing expert support, education and influence to people with high cholesterol, their families and health care professionals.
No premature deaths or suffering caused by cholesterol and/or cardiovascular disease.
For UK adults to know and understand their cholesterol levels and take appropriate action.
HEART UK aims to:
- To further increase our reputation and awareness with individuals and health care professionals as THE place to turn to for cholesterol and other blood fats help and advice.
- To be THE recognised experts in educating individuals and health care professionals about cholesterol and other blood fats.
- To be THE place for the media, in all it’s formats, to turn to for expert information about cholesterol and other blood fats.
- Working towards becoming THE first port of call outside of the UK health systems for expert support & information on cholesterol and other blood fats.
Established: August 2002
Registered Charity Number: 1003904
Board members: 103
Full time staff: 6
Part time staff: 5
Phone number: 01628 777046
Address: 7 North Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1PEView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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