Clinical update

NICE guidance on diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis

NICE has published new guidance on cystic fibrosis, a progressive and incurable condition suffered by about 11,000 people in the UK that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine

NICE has published new guidance on cystic fibrosis, a progressive and incurable condition suffered by about 11,000 people in the UK that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine

What’s new

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new guidance on the diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis in October.

Essential facts

Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common genetic conditions, afflicting about 11,000 people in the UK. Affecting the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine, it is a progressive and incurable condition, although symptoms can be managed with daily treatments that combine medicines, exercise and physiotherapy.

What’s new

In October, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new guidance on the diagnosis

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