Teen’s transition information event – Cafe Renoir

| 17th March, 2016

A massive thank you to all who attended our first teens information event in partnership with the Belfast Trust. This event was a great success and a wonderful opportunity for teens and parents to hear first hand how transition from the children’s to the adult’s service works and the perfect time to ask live questions to the team. If you would have liked to attend the event but were unable to, we made some notes!! If you would like a copy, please email us at [email protected].

In attendance was our new family support worker. He is affectionately known as the ‘New Cathy’ but his real name is Ross.
The Clinical Team From left to Right; Dr Chris Lockhart – Congenital Cardiologist Jan Gordon – Adult congenital heart disease clinical specialist Catherine Faulkner – Paediatric congenital heart disease clinical nurse specialist and Dr Brian Crossan – Paediatric congenital cardiologist They all described how they wish for the transition service to be smooth and seemless. Dr Chris assured families that as a team, they meet regularly for information sharing.
Our guest speaker Nadine McGaffin sharing her life experiences with moving from Childrens to Adult services as well as how she navigated through schoold, University and work.


Break Out session: Discussing new App for Teens


Some of our Teens enjoying getting together at the event.



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