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Mission & Objectives

Mission Statement

“We are a multidisciplinary group of individuals committed to improving the clinical care of children and adults with cleft lip and/or palate and other craniofacial anomalies, through research, training and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.”


our main functions

The Craniofacial Society for Great Britain and Ireland (CFSGBI) is a UK registered charity, which represents a multidisciplinary group for the study of cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial deformities.

Our main functions are to:

  1. Officially represent cleft and craniofacial multidisciplinary professionals in the UK
  2. Provide information about cleft/craniofacial conditions, that can be trusted by professionals, patients and the public
  3. Organise an annual scientific meeting and provide an archive of conference material
  4. Facilitate a platform for accessing clinical resources and discussing clinical practice
  5. Facilitate a platform for accessing education and research resources
  6. Comment on medico-legal issues relating to cleft lip and palate service provision
  7. Provide a membership directory