Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


British Regional Heart Study (BRHS)

The BRHS is a prospective study of CVD among a socially representative sample of British men.  Established in 1978-80, participants have been followed up for a wide range of health outcomes, including all-cause mortality and CVD morbidity, physical disability and frailty using GP records and participant questionnaires.  


The study has been funded by major grants from the 

BRHS Data Sharing

The collection and management of data over the last 34 years of the BRHS has been made possible through grant funding from UK government agencies and charities. We welcome proposals for collaborative projects and data sharing.  For general data sharing enquiries, please contact Lucy Lennon l.lennon@ucl.ac.uk