Cystic Fibrosis Community Care
What is CF?
Cystic fibrosis is a life-limiting genetic condition affecting 3,500 Australians. There is no cure but advances in treatment and care are helping people to better manage their CF.
CF Community Care provides more than 20 programs and support services to people living with CF in NSW and Victoria. From financial assistance to advocacy, from education support to equipment loans, and lots more.
Living with CF
Cystic Fibrosis Community Care provides support, advocacy and information to the CF community, promotes awareness of CF, and funds medical research into the fight against CF.
It takes a community to care for CF. For 45 years we have been providing vitally-needed support to children, families and adults. We are a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation.
Held every May, Cystic Fibrosis Month is about spreading awareness of this debilitating condition and raising funds in support of people living with CF. People with CF have to fight just breathe, and undergo grueling daily treatments to stay fit and healthy. They push through unimaginable challenges day in and day out – every single... View Article
Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) is a new is a triple combination therapy that may benefit many people living with CF. Trikafta® is on the agenda for the March 2021 PBAC meeting for the treatment of CF in patients aged 12 years or older who have at least one F508del gene change.
CFStrong is now live! We recently launched our new website and have had an amazing response. The CFStrong project has delivered a comprehensive website covering topics and content relevant to Australian adults living with CF. If you haven’t already taken a look, head to www.cfstrong.org.au and check it out.