Blood Pressure UK, previously known as the Blood Pressure Association, is the UK charity dedicated to lowering the nation's blood pressure to prevent disability and death from stroke and heart disease. Our vision is that everyone will know their blood pressure numbers, in the same way that they know their height or weight, and take steps to keep them healthy both now and in the future.
Sir David Attenborough is Patron of Blood Pressure UK and our Chairman is Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, a leading expert in high blood pressure.
Since October 2000 we have been making a real difference to the 16 million people affected by high blood pressure in the UK. We work to ensure that high blood pressure is at the top of everyone's health agenda: within the Government, among health professionals, in the media and for every adult in the UK.
Our award-winning charity offers a range of booklets, magazine, e-newsletters, website and other activities, to help people take control of, or prevent, high blood pressure. We also run the UK's biggest blood pressure testing event Know your Numbers! Week.
Blood Pressure UK
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Queen Mary, University of London
Phone: 020 7882 6255