Adolescent medicine

What is adolescent medicine?

Adolescent medicine centres on the health and wellbeing of young people during a critical life stage as they transition from childhood to adulthood. Young people may have a range of health concerns including mental health issues, chronic illness, addiction, eating disorders, weight management, disabling symptoms and adolescent gynaecological assessment. 

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Trapeze is a service to assist adolescents to access and coordinate health care as an adult.

Trapeze helps with:

  • developing links with a GP or medical specialist                                                                                                          
  • face to face and telephone support
  • facilitating care coordination
  • health coaching
  • navigating the health system
  • making sure you have entitlements and your own Medicare card

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Contact Trapeze or call on (02) 9382 5457

Trapeze is located at both The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital.

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