British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation's Mending Broken Hearts appeal raises £25m in four years

27 May 2015 | Emily Corfe

A British Heart Foundation campaign to fund new research into heart defects has raised £25m over the last four years, the charity announced today.


British Heart Foundation's Mending Broken Hearts appeal raises £25m in four years

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