National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) Transition from children’s to adults’ services for young people using health or social care services: NICE guideline NG43, London: NICE.
NICE guidance is officially England only.
Royal College of Nursing (2013) Adolescent transition care: guidance for nursing staff (2nd edition), London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2013) Lost in transition: moving young people between child and adult health services, London: RCN.
Campbell F, Biggs K, Aldiss SK, O'Neill PM, Clowes M, McDonagh J, While A and Gibson F (2016) Transition of care for adolescents from paediatric services to adult health services, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4.
Systematic review evaluating the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve the transition of care for adolescents from paediatric to adult health services.
Chambers L (2015) Stepping up: a guide to enabling a good transition to adulthood for young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, Bristol: Together For Short Lives.
Queen's Nursing Institute (2017) Transition from children's to adult community services: learning resource, London: QNI.
This online learning resource aims to improve the experience of a young person transitioning from children’s to adult community services by supporting community and primary care professionals.
Together for Short Lives (2016) Moving to adult services: what to expect. a guide for young people with life-threatening conditions making the transition to adult services, Together For Short Lives, Bristol.
Care Quality Commission (2014) From the pond into the sea: children's transition to adult health services, Gallowgate: CQC.
Helen & Douglas House (2014): Transition and beyond toolkit, Oxford: Helen & Douglas House.
The purpose of this toolkit is to equip clinical staff with an understanding of the process of transition for young people with life-limiting illnesses.
Young Minds (no date) Young people's guide to transition, London: Young Minds.
Transition from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Information aimed at the young person.
We would like to thank the RCN CYP Continuing & Community Care community for their input into the development of this subject guide.