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Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke


Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke has been caring and supporting people of all ages across Northern Ireland since 1946.  75 years later we are still here leading the fight against chest, heart and stroke conditions, side by side with the people of Northern Ireland.

We offer a wide range of professional support services for people at risk of and living with chest, heart and stroke conditions, along with their family and carers.

We understand the huge impact that living with a chest, heart or stroke illness can have on you and your loved ones. We also know that people are being diagnosed with these conditions every day and that they need our support.

Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that NICHS will be on hand to help you – every step of the way.

We provide the following services:

  • Practical advice and information
  • Emotional support
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Ongoing care

NICHS’s support programmes and services are available across Northern Ireland.

Our Work

Care Services

Our services are tailored to suit specific needs and are centred on improving the overall quality of life, with emotional support as well as physical rehabilitation provided. We also offer specific support for younger people with chest, heart and stoke conditions as well as separate services for carers. Click here for more information –

  • Our Stroke Family Support Service offers vital advice, support, information and signposting
  • Our Post Rehab Exercise Programme™ (PREP) is a bespoke exercise and education programme for stroke survivors
  • Our Taking Control Programme™ increases confidence and provides skills to help people better manage their illness
  • Our Breathing Better Respiratory Support Network is an integrated service for people living with any respiratory condition
  • Our Taking Care Programme™ supports people caring for loved ones

To contact us about the support we offer call:

028 9032 0184 or visit

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As part of our ongoing commitment to preventing chest, heart and stroke conditions, we offer services to workplaces, communities and schools to help detect early signs of chest, heart and stroke illness and empower individuals to make healthy choices.

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We are committed to funding research into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of chest, heart and stroke illnesses in Northern Ireland’s hospitals and universities which will benefit the people of Northern Ireland.


We campaign and lobby local representatives and Government to introduce health policies and changes in legislation that will lead to improvements in the care and treatment of chest, heart and stroke illnesses, and in the health and wellbeing of the people Northern Ireland. Find out more about our campaigning work at

Our Mission:  Leading the fight against chest, heart and stroke illnesses in Northern Ireland.

Our Vision: A Northern Ireland free from chest, heart and stroke illnesses

Our Values: Compassionate, Courageous, Considerate, Committed.

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Registered Charity NIC103593

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