Updated clinical guidelines

Starship Children's Hospital has updated many of their cystic fibrosis clinical guidelines. There are guidelines around infection control, non-infective respiratory complications of CF and sleep and sleep disorders. Although aimed at health professionals, many parents of children with CF may find them helpful. Check them out here.
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Congratulations to our fabulous CF nurse Jan!

Ansell Healthcare has issued a media release congratulating the winners of the Hero nurse awards, which included our fabulous CF Nurse Specialist Jan Tate. Jan was among the top three nurses to receive the highest number of votes.  The public were able to vote for the nurse of their choice.  The winners all receive an award with a donation of up to $5000 made to their chosen...
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Could you be our new Grant’s co-ordinator?

Auckland Branch applies for many grants throughout the year to assist us in being able to continue our support and services to our PWCF and families. One example is last year we received $10,000 toward equipment costs – we were able to purchase Pari Compressors, Pari PEP's and other vital equipment.    We have applied to various organisations for Breath4CF - Auckland PWCF recei...
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Run the Auckland Marathon for CF Auckland

Entries for the ASB Auckland Marathon 2016 are now open!  This years iconic event is being held on Sunday 30 October, and we are looking for runners and walkers who are interested in competing in either the Full, half, 12 km or 5 km event and fundraising for CF Auckland. You can register for the event here.  Remember to nominate CF Auckland as your charity of choice during r...
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Introducing the new Auckland Branch Coordinator

CF Auckland is delighted to welcome Kath Sanderson as the new Auckland Branch Co ordinator.  Kath has taken over from Lorel, who after a few short months in the role had to relocate out of Auckland.  We thank Lorel for all the hard work she put in the months she was the branch coordinator, and we welcome Kath. Kath has a background in health, administration and event plannin...
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CF Conference 2016

This year’s CFNZ National Conference will be held in Auckland over the weekend of 7-8 May. The theme “CF Today & Tomorrow” promises an exciting programme covering topics including new research, transplant issues, fertility issues, bowel health and mental health. Held at the Holiday Inn at the Auckland Airport, those interested in attending can download the registratio...
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2016 Auckland planning meeting

Happy 2016!  We hope everyone is having a great summer. Really looking forward to our CF Auckland planning meeting.  This is a great chance to bounce around any ideas for the CF community in the coming year... social events, fundraisers, conference topics, and anything else people want. Everyone welcome - Saturday 13 February, 8.30 am at the CF office in Grafton.  RSVP to...
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Welcome to the new website

We have been busy creating a new and improved CF Auckland website.  We hope you find it relevant and easy to find what you are looking forward.  We would love to hear your feedback, and if there is anything else you would like to see featured on our website.  Please email us at auckadmin@cfnz.org.nz.  Alternatively, you can message us on our facebook page.
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