Jargon for the process of transferring care of child to adult services, or to independent self management.

Paediatricians famously bad at discussing issues such as sex, drugs, alcohol, careers! And famously bad at seeing young people one to one, without parents present!

Raise contraception as soon as puberty comes up in clinic!? But remember that complications of pregnancy probably a bigger issue to discuss!

Ready, steady, go! is RCPCH document on the general principles, whereby you assess readiness for transition, and aim to provide information in an appropriate format (typically in small chunks) and at the right time (young person led). Then ideally one or more joint clinics with adult service, if appropriate.