Table 6

 Transfer process issues

Item sent to adult serviceBaseline group (%)Follow up group (%)p Value
CHAQ, Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire; DEXA, dual energy x ray absorptiometry; OT, occupational therapy.
Copy clinic letters50.859.30.21
Copy discharge summaries1.820.3<0.001
Medical summary77.177.90.708
Plan for future management2365.8<0.001
Ophthalmology summary18.820.80.826
Nursing summary8.58.40.984
Physiotherapy summary13.217.80.46
OT summary9.12.90.13
DEXA scan results2.815.40.014
CHAQ scores13.863.5<0.001
Core outcome variables1.262.2<0.001
Growth charts23.626.30.75