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Government and clinical guidance

Read the latest guidance from the Government and the UK CF Medical Association (UKCFMA) around coronavirus (COVID-19).

Last updated: 27 November 2020

Latest statement from the UK CF Medical Association

The UK CF Medical Association (UKCFMA) is an association of medical doctors in the UK who deliver clinical care to children and adults with cystic fibrosis.

Take a look at the latest guidance from the UKCFMA that gives feedback on the monitoring of data collected through the UK CF Registry about the number of people with CF who have had COVID-19 and advises how people with CF and their families can help minimise their risk of COVID-19.

The latest statistics on COVID-19 in people with CF in the UK can be found here.

Government guidance

As the second lockdown in England comes to an end on 2 December, the Government has released new guidance for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable in England, explaining the advice for Christmas and for each of the 3 tiers. Read the guidance.

Here are links to appropriate Government guidance on COVID-19, including guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable individuals, information for the general population and and mental health and wellbeing aspects of COVID-19.

Guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable

Additional guidance is available for people in:

General national guidance

Coronavirus updates and FAQs

Important information for people affected by cystic fibrosis about coronavirus (COVID-19), and the latest guidance on how to stay safe.

Financial support and welfare advice

Resources and information from the Trust, as well as useful external websites and services, that can provide financial and welfare support to families living with cystic fibrosis during this time.

The impact on your CF care

Information on how the COVID-19 outbreak could affect your routine CF care, what to do if you contract COVID-19 and other frequently asked questions.