Transitional care event

This one day conference aims to enhance knowledge and skills in looking after adolescents and young adults transitioning and ultimately transferring to adult services. This will include children with chronic illness moving from specialist paediatric services to adults or those newly referred into adult services at the ages of transition.

Should I attend?

Are you a consultant paediatrician, adult physician, nurse specialist or allied health professional, looking after with children and young people with specialist long term conditions as they transition from children to adult services? Do you get referrals to your service of young people with potential chronic health problems or chronic disability? Do you regularly see young people presenting with acute crisis to your service?

If so then this is a key event to attend to improve your knowledge and expertise in management of adolescents and young adults and their parents/carers.

Target audience

Adult physicians in planned care and specialist services,  Allied health professionals adult and children,  Paediatricians, Community nurses, GP’s, District nurses, Specialist nurses paediatrics and adult health.


To improve the transition journey for young people from paediatric to adult services.

Key note speaker

Dr Alistair Duff, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Leeds teaching hospital NHS foundation trust

Louise Porter Clinical lead for healthcare transition for children and young people. Leeds teaching NHS foundation hospitals Trus.

Angela Horsley, Head of Children, Young People and Transition, NHS Improvement

Topics covered

  • Communicating with adolescents
  • Confidentiality and consent
  • Success in setting up a transition service
  • Transition and patient safety and the NHS plan
  • Mental capacity act and DOLS in young people with LD 16-25 years
  • Common adolescent and young adult health problems
  • Safeguarding adolescents – update of national issues and priorities
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