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Table 4 Summary of core and sub-themes

From: ‘Talking a different language’: an exploration of the influence of organizational cultures and working practices on transition from child to adult mental health services

Core themes Sub themes
1. Service Cultures Individual versus family approaches
  AHMS Lack of confidence with young people
  Impact of transition on parents and carers
2. Communication and working practices Two-way communication and feedback
Early communication
  Joint working and liaison
  Prior professional experience
  Inter-agency working practices and experiences
  Service user preparation for transition