Lung healthWhether you’ve just been diagnosed with respiratory disease, need some tips on coping with your symptoms, care for someone who is sick or have a child who has a lung condition, we have the answers to your questions and we’re here to help.
How we can help youNeed some advice? Want to do something proactive in your community? Or simply want to talk to and meet others who are going through the same thing as you? From our UK-wide network of support groups to online resources and our newsletter, there’s something for everyone.
How you can help usIt’s thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters that we’re able to continue with our life-saving work. From taking part in events, raising money at work and getting involved in one of our campaigns, to volunteering or giving in another way, here’s how you can help us to help others.
ResearchFunding research into understanding, alleviating, treating and preventing lung disease is a vital part of our work. Since the British Lung Foundation was founded, we have invested more than £22 million in supporting research into all lung conditions.
Health care providersWe fund vital, ground-breaking research. We support health care providers in delivering patient care of the highest standard. And we raise awareness of lung disease in the workplace. Find out how.
BLF across the UKWe work to improve the lives of people affected by lung disease right across the UK. Discover what we’re doing in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and find support where you live.
Our events are a great way to get fit, have some fun and save lives. With activities ranging from scenic walks to more adventurous and challenging treks, there really is something for every level and ability. Your support has already helped us to continue our vital work into lung conditions. But there’s still a lot of work to do. And it couldn’t happen without you.
Take part in the world's largest half marathon. With over 54,000 participants, it is a truly spectacular event and a great challenge. The hilly route will take you from Newcastle, under the famous Tyne Bridge and ends in the beautiful seaside town of South Shields.
With over 15,000 people taking part each year, The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is deemed to be not only London’s most popular half marathon, but also it’s most picturesque! It gives you the opportunity to run past some of London’s most iconic landmarks including the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace and takes you through four of London’s royal parks – this race is not to be missed!