Our consensus documents are designed for clinicians and allied health professionals involved in treating patients who have cystic fibrosis.
The documents are written by clinicians and scientists in a range of specialist areas, and provide guidance in key and emerging areas of cystic fibrosis care and treatment.
Consensus documents are only available to view online. Printed copies are not available.
Take a look at all of our publications here.
For more clinical information see:
- European Cystic Fibrosis Society Standards of Care Available in Open Access
- The British Thoracic Society
- HS National Programmes of Care and Clinical Reference Groups, Internal Medicine – Group A, A01 Cystic Fibrosis
Read the guidelines on NTM infection issued by Thorax, the international journal for health professionals working in respiratory medicine.
Pharmacy standards in cystic fibrosis care in the UK (2022)
Consensus document outlining pharmacy standards in CF care. Published: September 2022
Standards of Care and Good Clinical Practice for the Physiotherapy Management of Cystic Fibrosis (2020)
Consensus document outlining standards of care and good practice for physiotherapy. Published: November 2020
Nutritional Management of Cystic Fibrosis (2016)
Consensus document on nutritional management of cystic fibrosis. Published: September 2016
Mycobacterium abscessus: Recommendations for infection prevention and control
Suggestions for infection prevention and control of Mycobacterium abscessus. Published: November 2017
Standards for the Clinical Care of Children and Adults with cystic fibrosis in the UK (2011)
Consensus document outlining standards of care. Published: December 2011
Pharmacy Standards of Care (2011)
Consensus document outlining pharmacy standards in CF care. Published: November 2011
Laboratory Standards for Processing Microbiological Samples from People with Cystic Fibrosis (2022)
Consensus document outlining laboratory standards for processing microbiological samples. Published: December 2022
Antibiotic Treatment for cystic fibrosis (2009)
Consensus document on antibiotic treatment for cystic fibrosis. Published: May 2009
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (2008)
Consensus document on MRSA. Published: April 2008
European cystic fibrosis bone mineralisation guidelines (2011)
Consensus document on bone mineralisation in cystic fibrosis. Published: February 2011
Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in people with cystic fibrosis. Suggestions for Prevention and Infection Control (2004)
Consensus document on prevention and infection control of Pseudemonas aeruginosa. Published: November 2004
The Burkholderia cepacia complex. Suggestions for Prevention and Infection Control (2004)
Consensus document on suggestions for prevention and infection control of Burkholderia cepacia Complex. Published: September 2004
Management of Cystic Fibrosis Diabetes (2022)
Consensus document on managing CF Diabetes. Published: November 2022
National Consensus Standards for the Nursing Management of cystic fibrosis (2001)
Consensus document on standards for nursing management of CF. Published: May 2001
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What is CF?
Cystic fibrosis, or CF, affects the lungs, digestive system and other organs. There are around 11,000 people living with it in the UK.
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