Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening

Further Information and Support

Should you feel distressed before, during or after the watching the content, or would like further information or support regarding cystic fibrosis screening and its impacts please contact the Cystic Fibrosis Trust by either calling: 0300 373 1000, or via email. You can also contact your clinical team, where appropriate.

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You may still have questions or need further guidance concerning the content provided throughout the website. If so the following resources may help.

You can also find more information regarding the newborn screening test via the NHS website. 

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust provides information on how cystic fibrosis is diagnosed and the sweat test. 

About the Research

The development of this interactive activity has been funded and developed by Coventry University (Prof Louise Moody, Dr Samantha Clarke) via the Research England Policy Support Fund, with the support of Kings College London (Dr Jane Chudleigh, Pru Holder) and the University of Warwick (Prof Felicity Board, Dr Corinna Clark).​

​We thank our advisors from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I), Barts NHS Trust and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust who have supported the development of this interactive activity. Thanks also go to Coventry University Online who are responsible for digital media production, and the team of actors provided by Red Talent Management.​

​The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of NHS England and NHS Improvement, the UK National Screening Committee or the contributing NHS Trusts. The data included is based on current scientific understanding.​

For further information please email: Professor Louise Moody, Coventry University.​

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