The documents below provide a good introduction to transition issues. For a full list, view the key documents page.
Adolescent Health Programme (AHP) Talking Heads (RCPCH)
The Adolescent Health Programme (AHP) was launched in 2008. Since then there has been a significant increase in the uptake of this free e-learning resource.
Transition: getting it right for young people (DH, 2006)
This good practice guide aims to show that the handover from children's and young people's services to adult services should be planned and managed as a process. The guide suggests how this can best be accomplished in the context of the evidence base.
The Transition Information Network (TIN)
The aim of this website is to provide information about the transition process that is useful to professionals and parents/carers. There is also a young people's section with information, news and events.
The Aiming High for Disabled Children (AHDC): Better support for families review found that more needed to be done to coordinate services for disabled young people in transition to adult life, and to ensure young people and families can access high-quality information at key points.