Falling Through the Gaps: Exploring the Role of Integrated Commissioning in Improving Transition From Children's to Adults' Services for Young People With Long-Term Health Conditions in England

Research in Practice
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

This paper explores the transition from children's to adult's services for young people who have long-term health problems. It identifies barriers and gaps in commissioning health care transition. It provides recommendations for integrated commissioning practice in order to avert the service "cliff edge" - when a child or young person stops receiving some services they previously received, often on their 18th birthday.

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