Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is a voluntary organisation that was set up by parents in 1963 to improve the treatment and facilities for people with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.
The CFAI also co-operates with medical professionals to give maximum assistance to both parents and children/adults with Cystic Fibrosis.
Services provided by CF Ireland:
Funding towards new Cystic Fibrosis units around the country, including dedicated in-patient, day care and out-patient facilities
Advocacy to shape government policy, for example, through the ground-breaking ‘Pollock Report’ on Cystic Fibrosis services and campaigning to improve lung transplantation rates in Ireland
Funding for medical and scientific research aimed at understanding, managing and treating Cystic Fibrosis
Funding for specialist Cystic Fibrosis multidisciplinary posts in hospitals throughout Ireland
Advice, information and advocacy services
Exercise, Transplant and Fertility Grants
Regular information updates on new treatments and developments in Cystic Fibrosis, especially through their website and bimonthly newsletter ‘Spectrum’
Support for public awareness about Cystic Fibrosis
For more information about CF Ireland visit their website www.cfireland.ie / email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 4962499 (LoCall: 1890 311211)