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Our magazine

Our twice-yearly magazine full of news and features about life with cystic fibrosis has had a makeover. Welcome to 'CF Life' magazine!

What is CF Life?

In April 2016 we sent a survey out to find out what you wanted to see in your magazine. We renamed it based on your suggestions, and we think CF Life captures the aspirations of both the community and the Trust - as well as that of our flagship magazine!

In CF Life you can find everything from updates on our Stopping the Clock campaign to inspirational stories from the community. We'll keep you in the know about our ground-breaking Strategic Research Centres (SRCs) and make sure you hear from the people working on the project's we're funding about how their work is making a difference. You'll even be able to see how our community is getting creative in our 'Coughy Break' section (named by you!). There really is something for everyone in CF Life. Why not take a look?

CF Life - Autumn 2017

Here is the third issue of CF Life magazine, (PDF, 4.93MB). We're celebrating the 10th anniversary of the heelprick test for cystic fibrosis and the UK CF Registry, chatting with our Youth Advisory Group and looking at a novel way the Royal Brompton Hospital are banding together to battle cross-infection.

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Do you want to help form CF Life? Join our reader's panel to share your ideas and work with us on developing exciting and engaging content for our magazine.

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Current and past issues

Read features on inconclusive diagnosis, the importance of Registry data and end of life planning, and hear from a meditation expert on how you can use the practice to help your health and wellbeing. 

Read CF Life - Spring 2017

Read the first issue of CF Life magazine, which includes great features on personalised healthcare, Nick Talbot's epic challenge, and top fundraising tips!

Read CF Life - Autumn 2016

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The fifth issue of 'is' magazine, including a cover story with Nathan Charles and features on genetic therapies and the importance of keeping active.

Read is - Autumn 2015

Is magazine - Summer 2015

The fourth issue of 'is', with features on the Cystic Fibrosis Trust's manifesto, SmartCare and the impact of cystic fibrosis on sex and relationships.

Read is - Spring 2015

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The third issue of 'is', with features on the Breath Cycle project, the SRC programme and why genotyping matters.

Read is - Summer 2014

Is magazine cover - winter 2013

The second issue of 'is' magazine, with features on the Trust's 50th anniversary, new ways of tackling adherence, and a focus on clinical trials.

Read is - Winter 2013/14 

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The first issue of 'is' magazine, including a cover feature with Rob Law and news of the charity's rebrand.

Read is - Summer 2013