cycstic fibrosisA short film to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust has become an international hit.
Produced by comedy writer Tom Edge, whose son has Cystic Fibrosis, the film features a cameo by comedian Frank Skinner and was launched at the British Comedy Awards, where the Cystic Fibrosis Trust was 2014 charity partner. Since airing on 17 December the film has received over 18,000 views on the Trust’s YouTube channel, and featured on the Radio Times and Digital Spy websites.
 

 

If you would like to research this topic further, the library service has a number of resources available and can also signpost you to organisations.
Books
The Facts Cystic Fibrosis by Anne H. Thompson and Anne Harris available from the libraryE-RESOURCE (on Discovery)

What you need to know about cystic fibrosis by Janelle Gardner

Film

Getting nosey about CF with Oliie and Nush

A short film made for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, to help children with Cystic Fibrosis understand their condition and to explain to other children what Cystic Fibrosis is.

 Leaflets

Cystic Fibrosis is what exactly?

Cystic Fibrosis and body image

Cystic Fibrosis and relationships

Cystic Fibrosis and higher education

Finding out about cystic fibrosis: a guide for parents

Website

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

 

Come in person to the Health Zone on the Yale site where you will find leaflets you can take away with you or ask your local site library for more information.