"I chose to be more active in asking as many questions as possible and taking charge of my situation by being one step ahead at all times"
AYA patient

Printable Resources

There are numerous resources that can be found within the web resources; however they require adaptation to suit the New Zealand context.

Support Directory

Guidelines/ Research

Freyer DR. 2010. Transition of care for young adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: Rationale and approaches. Journal of Clinical Oncology 28(32): 4810-8 1. View Abstract and Article

Web Resources

BC Children’s Hospital – On Trac Transitioning Responsibly to Adult Care (USA)


Information for young people and their families moving from child to adult healthcare services

Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (AUS)

Transition checklists

Got Transition (USA)

Got Transition aims to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of new and innovative strategies for health professionals and youth and families.