The International Perspective on Healthcare Transition
This chapter identifies effective models and components of good practice in supporting young people as they move from children’s to adults’ health services, from an international perspective. The chapter builds on systematic review evidence to identify recent lessons from emerging international practice. There is insufficient evidence to identify one single model as best practice overall. There is, however, consensus in the literature about the broad principles that should underpin all models and some promising clusters of practice from which others can learn.
KeywordsEffectiveness Transition models Health care Young people Adolescents
The reviews informing this chapter were funded by the Department of Health and commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the United Kingdom.
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