13 July 2022

BSR and BANNAR have developed a top tips document to support the entire rheumatology multidisciplinary team in caring for adolescents and young adults.

Developmentally appropriate healthcare (DAH) focuses on biopsychosocial development rather than simply chronological age and recognises adolescents and young people as a distinct group with their own needs.

The need to ensure care is developmentally appropriate is a priority in the NHS Long Term Plan (2019) and in EULAR/PRES transitional care guidelines.

Read the top tips