Free of charge
This webinar is suitable for general and community paediatricians including trainees. It will also be of interest to clinical leads and medical directors, adult physicians, GPs, specialist and school nurses and allied health professionals.
About the webinar
In this webinar, the panel will discuss how to plan and implement services for young people aged 14-25 years to ensure a seamless transition of care between paediatric and adult services.
By the end of this webinar, delegates will:
- Understand the new RCPCH Facing the Future transition standard
- Be equipped with best practice examples of transition for specific medical conditions and with young people with learning disabilities
- Understand the issues around engaging young people in their health needs and involving adult services to meet the health needs of young people in all settings
- Gain an insight from children and young people on their experiences of transition.
The webinar panel includes:
Dr Shiela Puri – Consultant Community Paediatrician at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Dr Janet E McDonagh - Senior Lecturer in Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology at the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research at University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Adolescent Rheumatologist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital