Kidz First Centre for Youth Health
Youth Health Inforamtion for Healthcare Services
This page contains local and international resources which organisations and services can use as part of quality improvement processes to improve healthcare services for adolescents and young adults. The focus is on standards and resources for secondary/tertiary health services.
We would welcome any feedback on the use of these resources. Please don’t hesitate to contact Dr Bridget Farrant (Chair of the Northern Regional Youth Health Network) if you have any questions or would like support with youth health quality improvement.
Standards for Quality Care for Adolescents and Young Adults in Secondary and Tertiary Care
Northern Regional Alliance (NRA) Toolkit
Surveys - Standards for Quality Care for Adolescents and Young Adults in Secondary and Tertiary Care
Youth Transition - Starship Children’s Health (New Zealand)
Transition Support Service - The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (Australia)
Transition to Adult Care: Ready Steady Go - Southampton Children’s Hospital (United Kingdom)
Got Transition (United States of America)
Sick Kids Good 2 Go Transition Programme – My Health Passport (Canada)
Local standards have been developed from these resources
Towards an Adolescent Friendly Children’s Hospital
Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly: Developing National Quality Standards for Adolescent Friendly Health Services
You’re Welcome: Quality Criteria for Making Health Services Young People Friendly
Access Study: Youth Health — Better Practice Framework Fact Sheets, 2nd Edition
Adolescent Friendly Quality Assessment Tools
These links are provided for information purposes only and reference to them is not intended to be construed as endorsement by Counties Manukau Health.