Tag Archive for 'British Heart Foundation'

Vehicle exhaust fumes worsen failing hearts and fill hospital beds

July 11th, 2013 by British Heart Foundation

Air pollution is a danger to people living with heart failure, and increases their chance of hospitalisation, according to a global study by British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded researchers. The research, published in the paper “Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air […]

Lloyds TSB Channel Islands staff in 2012 raise £43,762 for good causes

February 6th, 2013 by LLoyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands

More than 41 charities in Jersey and Guernsey have received a share of £43,762 – money that was raised by Lloyds TSB employees during 2012. The money was raised through staff participation as part of Lloyds TSB’s ongoing commitment to the community and supplemented by match funding from the bank. Some corporate donations were also […]

National Institute for Health states that walking and cycling should be the norm for short journeys

November 28th, 2012 by National Institute for Health and Clincial Excellence

Walking and cycling should become the norm for short journeys and should be encouraged throughout local communities says the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), in guidance published in the report “Walking and Cycling: local measures to promote walking and cycling as forms of travel or recreation” on 28 November 2012. Local authorities, […]