054 CF Finals
18 Feb
Clinical care

Position statement for healthcare workers with CF

A new position statement about the work environment risks for healthcare workers with cystic fibrosis has been published. 

A multidisciplinary team of Australian and New Zealand CF and infectious disease clinicians, infection prevention and control practitioners, healthcare workers with CF, academic experts in medical ethics and representatives from universities appraised the available evidence on the risk posed to and by healthcare workers with CF.

Specific recommendations were made for healthcare workers with CF, CF healthcare teams, hospitals and universities to support the safe practice and appropriate support of healthcare workers with CF.

Read the position statement