Promoting better care: transition from child to adult services
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Promoting better care: transition from child to adult services

Jennifer M Baines Paediatric staff nurse, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London

Many children with chronic conditions now survive into adulthood. This article aims to raise awareness about the process of transition for adolescents with complex disorders from child to adult services. It considers the positive and negative implications of national transition policies.

Nursing Standard. 23, 19,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.01.23.19.35.c6742

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jennifer.baines@hotmail.co.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review