Thu 10 Mar 2022
Video & Slides

Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: Benefit from shared learning with other professionals working in adolescent care and dealing with the transition of young people into adult services. Overcome your challenges to provide seamless transition pathways and reduce the gap in care for young adults aged 16-25. By hearing from centres of excellence and sharing case study experiences, you will learn how to develop your service to support young people, provide age-appropriate care and further improve adult colleague engagement.

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Expanding your Transition Service to Support Young Adults
On-demand 4 hours £299+VAT

4 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Discover a wealth of shared experience for achieving seamless transition pathways which put the developmental needs of young adults at the forefront. Take one day out to delve into:

  • Applying funding, protocols and guidelines
  • Developing your communication with adult service colleagues
  • Achieving a holistic approach to care to manage the vulnerabilities of young adults
  • Utilising care support avenues and working collaboratively with GPs and Primary Care
  • Targeting the gap in care for young adults with complex cases
  • Optimising joint clinics with adult services to improve transition pathways

Meet your education and training needs in your own time

Take away ideas from the trailblazers and adapt them for your own service, plus benefit from:

  • 4 CPD hours of presentation and speaker Q&A
  • Featuring engaging video and accompanying slides
  • Available at £299 + VAT for NHS and public sector professionals
  • Download and view in your own time
  • CPD Certificate issued to you after viewing the video

6 presentations | 12 parts | 4 CPD hours | Filmed on Thursday 10th March 2022.

Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Louise Porter, National Lead Nurse, Burdett National Transition Nursing Network and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Latest policy developments
National update: the new Transition Framework for 11-25 year olds
Dawn Probert, Senior Workforce Consultant, Skills for Health
Achieving seamless transition
Improving your handover of young adult patients to adult services
Rachel Macqueen, Lecturer in Child Nursing, Sheffield Hallam University
Questions and answers with your speakers
Delivering integrated support
Widening your team to deliver a holistic approach to transition of young adults
Matthew Guest, Youth Worker Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Questions and answers with your speakers
Engaging professional networks
Fully utilising and building collaborative working with GP and Primary Care support for 16-25 services
Stephanie Lamb, GP Partner and Clinical Director, Herne Hill Group Practice and The Well Centre
Achieving excellence in your service
Extending support for young adults with diverse or complex needs
Nina Heighington, Wellchild Transition Nurse, University Hospitals Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with your speakers
Achieving enhanced transition pathways
Case study: Improving transition pathways through joint clinics
Louise Porter, National Lead Nurse, Burdett National Transition Nursing Network and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Questions and answers with your speaker
Chair’s closing remarks and close of day

First-hand speaker experiences

Learn from shared personal practice from centres of excellence:

Job Title:
National Lead Nurse
Burdett National Transition Nursing Network and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Louise is a Registered Children’s Nurse who also has a degree in Business Management. Her role is National Lead Nurse for The Burdett National Transition Nursing Network. 

Louise has been funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing since 2015, working in a project management role, supporting all services in Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) to identify best practice transition pathways for children and young people with a long term conditions, when moving from children's to adult services. 

Alongside the transition project Louise supported the running of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Youth Forum, Leeds Childrens Hospital TV (LCHTV) and Learning Disabilities, Autism and Hidden Disabilities Staff Champions and supported the development of LTHT youth work team. Louise has also formed and is chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Transition Network group and the National Transition Leads Network group. 

Owing to the success of the transition project in Leeds Louise was appointed to the role of National Lead Nurse for The Burdett National Transition Nursing Network in April 2019. The network will be funded by the Burdett Trust for three years, with the aim of rolling out the quality improvement model, developed and tested in Leeds, across England.

Job Title:
Senior Workforce Consultant
Skills for Health

Dawn has over 30 years’ experience working across the public sector including local government and the NHS, and in the independent and voluntary sectors in project management and education roles. 

She currently works for Skills for Health, as a Senior Consultant, who are a not-for-profit organisation working with the health sector across the UK on workforce development needs. Dawn has a specific interest in workforce development with both primary and secondary care as well as with the development of education, training and competency and apprenticeship frameworks across the UK including assisting organisations implement these as part of their workforce solutions with the aim of improving the quality of patient care. 

She has been project managing the new ‘Core capabilities framework for all healthcare staff to ensure high quality care of young people: including supporting them as they transition from children’s into adult services’ on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement and will be sharing its development at the conference.

Job Title:
Lecturer in Child Nursing
Sheffield Hallam University

Job Title:
Youth Work Manager
Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Matt Guest is the Youth Work Manager at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. He manages a growing team of youth workers who offer a wide range of Psychosocial support to young people aged 13-25. After completing his degree in Criminology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Youth and Community Work, Matt worked as a detached (street based) youth worker in the North East of England. This involved targeting areas with a team of youth workers with the purpose of reducing a number of factors including vandalism, teenage pregnancy, teenage drinking, drug use and crime. The projects were audited by the Police and Council services. 

After a number of successful Detached projects Matt moved to the Anti-Bullying Service in which he was responsible for delivering bullying legislation training to schools, working with victims and perpetrators of bullying and delivering mediation sessions between sets of young people and their families. Matt then moved onto managing one of the 5 main youth centres in County Durham. In this role he was responsible for managing a team of youth workers who planned, delivered and evaluated youth work provision to the Stanley Ward in County Durham. 

Matt saw a new opportunity in the NHS and successfully gained employment in Leeds, moving down to Yorkshire to start a new chapter in his career. Matt has a special interest in learning how psychosocial support can help young people to become more resilient, be healthier, realise aspirations and life goals and be happier living with a long term health condition; as well as be a financially viable option for the NHS moving forward.

Job Title:
GP Partner and Clinical Director
Herne Hill Group Practice and The Well Centre

Stephanie is a GP partner in a group practice covering a diverse inner city population of 15,000 in Lambeth, South London and founder and Clinical Director of the Well Centre, a young person’s integrated health hub with Primary Care, Health and Wellbeing Link workers and CAMHS. 

She has a special interest in developing accessible, young people friendly services in Primary Care and developing targeted services to more vulnerable groups of young people. 

She is a member of the RCGP Adolescent Health Group.

Job Title:
Wellchild Transition Nurse
University Hospitals Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Nina Heighington is a CYP nurse with an in interest in young people’s health, who is passionate about transition and supporting CYP with medical complexities.

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Past attendee feedback

Held as an interactive online forum and now available to you as a series of video presentations, here is some feedback on the excellent content from the professionals who attended:

"Excellent presentations and co-ordination of study day"

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

"It was a really good balance between policy direction, research and examples of service improvements"

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG

"Some really interesting reflections and presentations of innovative ways of working"

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

"Absolutely fantastic day, thorough and very enjoyable"

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

"Each of the speakers did a fantastic presentations today"

Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital

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Who came?

If you purchase and view the presentation video and accompanying sides, you will be in good company! The following is an insight into the job titles and organisations who came to the Expanding your Transition Service to Support Young Adults when it was held on Thursday 10th March 2022.

Job title:

  • Childrens Continuing Care Manager
  • Clinical Lead Community Childrens Nursing 
  • Community Childrens Nurse
  • Community Children's Nursing Team Leader 
  • Complex Respiratory Adolescent and Transition CNSw 
  • Deputy Director of Family Support
  • Family Liaison Lead
  • GP Partner and Clinical Director
  • Head of Family Services
  • Lead Nurse
  • Lead Transition Nurse
  • Lecturer in Child Nursing
  • National Lead Nurse -Burdett National Transition Nursing Network 
  • Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist
  • Paediatric Nurse, Bsc (hons), PgCert HCL, PgDip, MSc, QN / ECHO Transitions Partnership Manager 
  • Regional Nurse Advisor London
  • Regional Nurse Advisor Midlands
  • Regional Nurse Advisor North
  • Regional Nurse Advisor South
  • Roald Dahl Specialist Transition Nurse
  • Roald Dahl Transition and Rare Disease Specialist Nurse
  • Roald Dahl Transition Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist 
  • Roald Dahl Transition Nurse Specialist Paediatric Neurodisability 
  • Senior Workforce Consultant
  • Specialist Children's Nurse
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Transition CNS
  • Transition Lead
  • Transition Nurse
  • Transition Specialist Nurse
  •  WellChild Pathway Coordinator for Children with Medical Complexities 
  • Young Person's Transition Co-ordinator
  • Youth Work Manager


  • Aneurin Bevan University Health Board 
  • Arthur Rank Hospice Charity 
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust 
  • Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Burdett National Transition Nursing Network 
  • Cambridgeshire Community NHS Trust 
  • Demelza Hospice 
  • Demelza Hospice Care for Children 
  • Ealing Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service 
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital 
  • HCRG Care Group 
  • Herne Hill Group Practice and The Well Centre 
  • Hope House 
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 
  • Lewisham and Greenwhich NHS Trust 
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • Roald Dahl Charity 
  • Sheffeild Hallam University 
  • Sheffield Children's Hospital Foundation Trust 
  • Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust 
  • Skills for Health 
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust 
  • Wellchild