Call for better CF-care facilities

The news that British chancellor Gordon Brown’s four-month-old son Fraser has cystic fibrosis (CF) has brought the condition into the spotlight again.

2nd December, 2006

The news that British chancellor Gordon Brown’s four-month-old son Fraser has cystic fibrosis (CF) has brought the condition into the spotlight again. While Brown expressed confidence that the ‘‘advice and treatments available will keep my son fit and healthy’’, Irish people affected by the condition continue to face myriad problems when it comes to their treatment.

An independent review of CF services published last year found that most adults...

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