The Heartbeat Trust is Ireland’s national heart failure charity. Founded in 2004 by Dr. Ken McDonald and Dr. Mark Ledwidge to provide professional clinical and research services for heart failure and heart failure prevention in Ireland. The work is based across the campuses of St Vincent’s University Healthcare Group, St. Michael’s Hospital and University College Dublin.
The Heartbeat Trust has developed a novel approach to the prevention of heart failure and innovative ways of harnessing modern communication capacities to health delivery.
Registered as a charity in 1983, Praxis Care is a leading provider of services for adults and children with learning disabilities, mental illness, acquired brain injury and the elderly (including elderly with dementia). The group was founded in 2002 and was formed by the merger of three well-known charities in Northern Ireland.
Croí Heart & Stroke Charity is a charity in western Ireland that conducts charitable activities for all types of heart disease and stroke patients. Its goal is to encourage and lead people to fight heart disease and stroke, and to initiate social care for heart disease and stroke patients.
The charity’s work is funded by various fundraising activities and voluntary contributions. Social donations and various fundraising activities are the main economic sources of the charity.