GPs provide valuable continuity during age transition

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7542.669-a (Published 16 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:669
  1. Eleanore A Simm, medical student (s0344546@sms.ed.ac.uk),
  2. Michael Brown, nurse consultant, NHS Lothian,
  3. Brian McKinstry, senior researcher
  1. Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DR

    EDITOR—We support the key elements of transitional care between adult and paediatric care advocated by McDonagh and Viner.1 However, they did not discuss the role of the general practitioner (GP) in managing chronic illness during and after transition. General …

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