In this section, you will find clinical information (guidelines, protocols and toolkits) relevant to Transition and the care of Young People.  

The information is listed in alphabetical order. 

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Adolescence, Boundaries and Connections

Adolescent Transition Care - A Guide for Nurses

Adolescent Websites - Useful List 

Annual Transition Report

Brook Website - Sexual Health and Wellbeing for Under 25s

Child to Adult Literature Review

Coping with Self Harm

Discontinuity of cardiac follow up in young people with CHD transitioning to adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Journal of American Heart Association (2021) 

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Interactive Pathway

Growing Up Ready for Emerging Adulthood

Lost in Transition

NSF Transition - Getting It Right for Young People

Network Board Presentation - Transition, December 2017


Physical Activity: A Guide for Young People with a Congenital Heart Condition and their Families

Proforma Initial Guide - Transition

Retrieval, transfer and repatriation arrangements for neonates, children and young people with suspected or confirmed congenital heart abnormality (SOP) 

Ready, Steady, Go - GO Questionnaire

Ready, Steady, Go - PARENT Questionnaire

Ready, Steady, Go - READY Questionnaire

Ready, Steady, Go - STEADY Questionnaire

Sex and Risk Taking Behaviour in Long Term Conditions

Teens in Hospital (2012)

Transition Comment Cards

Transition to adulthood and transfer to adult care of adolescents with congenital heart disease - ESC journal article published July 2021

Transition - Understanding It and Making It Work

You're Welcome



Leaflets from the Somerville Foundation


A Guide to Adult Cardiac Care

Lifestyle issues