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 membership, 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.
The London 2 Brighton Challenge is a tough and rewarding challenge. To walk – or jog - from city to coast – across varied terrain, day and night – is a challenge like no other taking place over the bank holiday weekend of 25 - 26 May 2013.
The London 2 Brighton Challenge is an epic Ultra-Marathon 100km route from city to coast – across varied terrain, through the day and night – it is a challenge like no other. The challenge has been recognised as a points qualifying event for athletes looking to take part in the Trail du Mont Blanc and is one of the toughest yet greatest runs in the country.
Starting from Lanercost Priory, you’ll trek 25 miles alongside the only remaining sections of Hadrian’s wall, built in 122AD. You’ll be able to admire ancient monuments, stunning scenery and the skill of the Roman engineers who built this famous landmark, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Ignis Asset Management Women's 10k is an event not to be missed, with over 12,000 women taking part. Why not enter with your friends and wear fancy dress? Or perhaps you could run it with your colleagues or family members?
The Mizuno Reading Half Marathon is a fantastic run for all. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro trying to get a personal best, it’s the perfect run to do in the lead up to some of the bigger runs like the London Marathon.