Transition is a term that you may have come across - it means a process of moving from one thing to another.
For young people with CF, transition is the process of changing from the paediatric clinic to the adult clinic.
Many professionals working in CF teams around the world have been trying to work out the best age for transition and it appears that the ideal time is somewhere between the ages of 14 years and 17 years. Changing to adult care is nothing to worry about. The adult CF team
simply offer you a more appropriate service now that you are no longer a child.