This page provides guidance and resources for delivering an effective transition from children's to adults' health services. We highlight five key determinants that ensure young people are provided with high quality care throughout the transition process.
There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards - first published in 2013, and refreshed in 2019 for England - help healthcare professionals, commissioners,...
These specialists work with children with infectious, immunological and allergic disorders. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
A paediatric gastroenterologist supports children with disorders that affect the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines). A paediatric hepatologist works with children with liver diseases. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
These standards aim to reduce variation in care, ensuring equitable services, and to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for all infants, children and young people with gastroenterology, liver or intestinal disorders in the UK. You can read our summary and download the full standards bel...