# cystic-fibrosis - Today’s News
# cystic-fibrosis - Friday 1 February, 2013
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# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 21 January, 2013
Irish health authorities will negotiate the price of a “groundbreaking” new treatment for cystic fibrosis, which would currently cost the State more than €28 million annually.
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# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 7 January, 2013
More than 360 people took part in the competition in Ennis, Co Clare at the weekend.
# cystic-fibrosis - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
Two in-patient rooms will be held in reserve for emergency CF admissions – but patients say the arrangement falls short.
# cystic-fibrosis - Thursday 13 December, 2012
TDs finally get to vote on controversial measures like cuts to respite care grant this morning.
# cystic-fibrosis - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The committee chair Jerry Buttimer said that they will be keen to establish if the facility meets the necessary requirements.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 3 December, 2012
Visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital in response to a “particularly virulent” form of the winter vomiting bug.
As inadequate accommodation for cystic fibrosis patients again hits headlines, one young person with CF tells an emotional tale of hospital life.
# cystic-fibrosis - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
The Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland has requested a review of the management of CF beds at the hospital.
# cystic-fibrosis - Friday 9 November, 2012
Clinics will now offer tests to screen for diseases like cystic fibrosis as well as abnormalities that can cause miscarriages and IVF failure.
# cystic-fibrosis - Sunday 23 September, 2012
# cystic-fibrosis - Saturday 1 September, 2012
The Minister and the HSE have been called upon to approve and supply a revolutionary new treatment for certain sufferers of cystic fibrosis.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 30 July, 2012
The new specialised facility at Dublin’s St Vincent’s Hospital comes after an eight-year campaign to provide those suffering with the condition with better care.
# cystic-fibrosis - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Regulators in Ireland must now approve the drug ahead of negotiations between the drug’s manufacturer and the HSE regarding pricing.
# cystic-fibrosis - Saturday 14 July, 2012
Three men have raised over €11,ooo to go towards the construction of a dedicated Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Waterford Regional Hopsital but their planned journey was affected by the weather this morning.
# cystic-fibrosis - Thursday 24 May, 2012
A new study from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland shows that the female hormone oestrogen has a role to play in this.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 9 April, 2012
Facilities for people with cystic fibrosis weren’t great when my son was diagnosed, writes Joe Browne. Now Cork has one of the most advanced clinics in the world. Here’s how we did it.
# cystic-fibrosis - Sunday 1 January, 2012
Years of serious childhood illness and two organ transplants stifled Trevor O’Sullivan’s personal wishlist for years. He’s still ill – but now he wants to really go for it, Rocky-style.
# cystic-fibrosis - Wednesday 23 November, 2011
The centre in Cork University Hospital had planned to deal with 75 patients with cystic fibrosis a year – but there’s almost double that attending right now.
# cystic-fibrosis - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
The ‘Podhaler’ is a wireless inhaler that reduces the time needed to receive antibiotic treatment from almost an hour a day to just five or six minutes.
# cystic-fibrosis - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
President Mary McAleese will be at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital today to open a state-of-the-art, four-bed ward for patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 20 June, 2011
Ireland has the largest proportion of cystic fibrosis sufferers in the world and the news has been largely welcomed.
# cystic-fibrosis - Friday 17 June, 2011
20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 18 April, 2011
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Enda’s “charm offensive” continues, MORE bad news for Irish banks, and a new €430m ski resort in… Louth?
# cystic-fibrosis - Wednesday 13 April, 2011
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Health Minister James Reilly has stated that St Vincent’s unit will only have 20 inpatient beds – when 34 was recommended by consultants.
# cystic-fibrosis - Wednesday 9 February, 2011
Today, all parties switched their focus from issues that have dominated the election debate until now; the family of the late cystic fibrosis campaigner Anita Slowey pay tribute to her; and the IMF have (some) good news regarding Ireland’s progress.
Anita Slowey, 24, had been a regular feature on the national airwaves as she fought to have a specialised CF unit built.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 24 January, 2011
The HSE has announced that it plans to introduce a newborn screening programme for cystic fibrosis.
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Deadlines loom for would-be Fianna Fail leaders, for a final date for General Election 2011 – and for the person who wants to be the one to flick the ‘crush’ switch on Sean FitzPatrick’s BMW.
# cystic-fibrosis - Monday 1 November, 2010
The mother of a late CF patient releases an independent report into her daughter’s death at Waterford Regional.
# cystic-fibrosis - Thursday 14 October, 2010
St Vincent’s Hopsital says it will finalise the agreement to build its special unit in the next 24 hours.
# cystic-fibrosis - Wednesday 13 October, 2010
Cystic Fibrosis sufferers could see a specialised unit open in 18 months.