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.
Over 10,000 runners will take part in the Great Edinburgh Run in the Scottish Capital. If you’re one of them, we would love your support. The 10km route will take you past Edinburgh Castle, through the famous cobbles of the Royal Mile and past the Scottish Parliament building. It is regarded as one of the most scenic 10k courses in the world.
Celebrating 31 years in Belfast, the Deep Rock Belfast City Marathon 2013 takes place on May Bank Holiday Monday. It starts at Belfast City Hall and finishes at Ormeau Park. There’s something for everyone, including a marathon walk, team relay, wheelchair race and fun run.
Follow in the footsteps of the group of celebrities led by David Walliams and take part in this exhilarating challenge and cycle the furthest possible distance in the British Isles. Starting at Land's End on the south-westerly tip of England, taking in Cornwall, Dartmoor, Somerset, Preston, Carlisle, and then skirting the beautiful Lake District and into Scotland this is one trip not to be missed!
The Bala Challenge walk is organised by the Bala & Penlyn Rotary Club, there are four options all overlooking Lake Bala in Snowdonia National Park. A 20 mile, 14 mile, 8 mile walk or an expert guided walk. All for charity.