CF Ireland (CFI) 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. CF Ireland also co-operates with medical professionals to give maximum assistance to both parents and children/adults with Cystic Fibrosis.
We are supported by fundraising and voluntary contributions and are solely concerned with the well-being of people with Cystic Fibrosis.
CF Ireland Provide:
- 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 groundbreaking ‘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 our website and bimonthly newsletter ‘Spectrum’
- Support for public awareness about Cystic Fibrosis