Press Release Date: October 2017 Martin, 49 from Chipping, wanted to give something back to Heartbeat after attending rehabilitation classes at the centre within PNE. In Spring 2017 Martin started… read more
Heartbeat have been caring for and rehabilitating people of the North West for 40 years!
Heartbeat was founded in 1978 by Keith and Rose Redman who sadly lost their teenage daughter, Gillian, to heart disease. Keith and Rose recognised the need to develop support and enhanced rehabilitation for people affected by heart disease post hospital discharge.
This pioneering approach to cardiac rehabilitation has provided support to thousands of people over Heartbeat’s 40 year history.
So, we’re going to make 2018 a very special year, full of fundraising celebrations, activities and even a world record attempt!
We have a huge goal of raising an additional £40k, we would like you to be part of our celebrations.
Keep your eye on our website over the up and coming months!
Heartbeat is a Lancashire based charity established over 40 years ago. Our purpose is to contribute to a reduction in cardiovascular disease through the delivery of services aimed at existing heart patients and those identified as at risk of developing it.
Heartbeat delivers; clinical testing, rehabilitation, education, advice, support and training to children, young people and adults across Lancashire.
Based on the site of Preston North End football club we have a bespoke heart centre and 7 satellite sites all offering a tailored approach to tackling heart disease, over 800 people take part every week.
Headway Preston & Chorley is an independent local charity supporting adults who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI), their families and carers.
Headway help people with a brain injury regain quality of life through a wide range of services, including; Activity sessions, family support, helpline, information and literature, welfare benefits advice, legal advice, walking group, hospital visits, one to one appointments and volunteering.