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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Cross-infection at events

People with cystic fibrosis should never meet each other, as they carry bacteria within their lungs that could be harmful to each other.

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Meetings and conferences are places where such cross-infection could occur, so even at cystic fibrosis-related events there should only be one person with cystic fibrosis in attendance at a time.

We offer internet forums and platforms to enable people with cystic fibrosis to interact safely, and we live stream events wherever possible. For the 2015 conference, we also recorded interviews with some of our key speakers to help bring the event to life for people who were unable to attend.

Research we fund

The Trust is committed to funding and supporting cutting-edge research to find new and better treatments for cystic fibrosis.

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What is cystic fibrosis?

Find out more about cystic fibrosis, its diagnosis and how it is treated, as well as useful links to our publications and other organisations who can help.

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CF Connect

We all need someone to talk to. Find out about our scheme to help people with cystic fibrosis support each other through the ups and downs.

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