Health care transition research group
The Health care transistion research group deals with a wide range of issues related to transitions in health care. Medical and surgical advances have given young people with congenital or long-term conditions from childhood an increased life expectancy. This group of young people is in need of life-long specialist care to increase the possibility of a long and healthy life. The transition of young people with long-term conditions from pediatric care to adult healthcare has been increasingly recognized in recent decades. Problem areas in the care of the transfer have been expressed both by patients and their relatives - an issue that is also mentioned by the patient organizations.
In addition, healthcare professionals in pediatric and adult health services are requesting improved routines for promoting well-being and medical