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DPC 2022



The lost tribe: Managing the transition from paediatric to adult care

17 Nov 2022
Clinical Theatre

The structure of a well functioning transition process will be outlined with examples of non-conventional routes of how young people access diabetes services.


The concept of safety netting will be explained with key metrics illustrating what success looks like.

  • Are outcomes improving in young adults with diabetes?
  • Why do some young people slip through the net?
  • How to improve engagement with the hard to reach
  • How do you know if your strategy is working?
Jackie Elliott, Clinical Lead for Diabetes, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes - University of Sheffield & Sheffield Teaching Hospitals