Transition to Adult Health Services

  • What’s the plan for my transition?
  • When am I moving to adult services?
  • What is different about the adult services?
  • What do I need to know before I move to adult services?

 Please click here to download a poster that helps answer the above questions.

Please click here for an ‘easy read’ poster to help young people understand transition.

Annual Health Check at 14+ years

The transition from children’s to adult’s health services is a significant step and transition planning with health practitioners needs to start by school year 9 (age 13 to 14 years). Young people who are moving from children’s to adults’ services will have an annual meeting to review transition planning from age 13/14 onwards, until their transition is complete.

Ideally the health transition plans and reviews will link with other multi-agency review meetings such as the Annual Review of an Education, Health and Care Plan or SEN support plan. 

All health services are required to have transition pathways for young people moving to adult health services. More details about this can be found from your local NHS Trust.