Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK’s most common life-threatening inherited diseases. The disease primarily affects the lungs and the body’s ability to digest food and absorb nutrients. Treatment is lengthy and complex, and often results in frequent and lengthy hospital stays.

Your support has enabled us to provide a £1 million state-of-the-art 12 private bedroom ward dedicated to the care and treatment of people with CF across the region. The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at the Northern General Hospital was designed to create a home from home whilst meeting patient’s clinical and personal needs.

The Centre allows those with CF who do require regular stays in hospital to live as normal a life as possible. All of the medical facilities are there but have been cleverly hidden so it looks like a home from home. 

Frank Edenborough, Consultant, Sheffield Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre

The individual en-suite rooms each have a different theme from New York loft to oriental garden and are decorated with bright colours and uplifting artwork. Medical equipment has been cleverly hidden to provide a warm and welcoming space.

There are top of the range entertainment facilities, including wi-fi and computers, a fitness gym and a 24 hour fully stocked kitchen for patient use.

A dedicated team of consultants, specialist nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists and social workers work together at the purpose-built facility to provide an all-encompassing treatment centre, which has made an enormous difference to the lives of patients.

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