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Journal of Research in Nursing

connecting policy, practice and research

Editors in Chief:
Formerly Professor of Nursing, University of Southampton, UK
Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow, UK
Founding Editor:
Visiting Professor of Nursing, City University, UK
2012 Unofficial 2012 Impact Factor 0.444
Source: Based on data from Thomson Reuters Web of KnowledgeSM

Journal of Research in Nursing publishes research on nursing topics and themes. Original research is published with the aim of encouraging evidence-based practice and improving the quality of patient care.

It publishes quality research papers on healthcare issues that inform nurses and other healthcare professionals globally. Through linking policy research and development initiatives to clinical and academic excellence Journal of Research in Nursing aims to support nursing and healthcare professionals in their development, for the overall benefit of quality healthcare services.

"I have used Journal of Research in Nursing extensively in the course of a recent research project and think that it provides an invaluable reference point for nurse researchers particularly for up-to-date policy related information" Dr Donna Fitzsimons, Belfast City Hospital Trust, UK

"Journal of Research in Nursing is an important journal in UK Nursing and has made a significant contribution to the transfer of knowledge with direct relevance to the whole of the nursing community. Researchers have no hesitation in contributing papers to the journal highlighting the respect Journal of Research in Nursing has as a vehicle for the dissemination of research findings. The partnership with SAGE Publications will enable this success to be taken to the world stage. I wish the journal, its editor and editorial team every success in its 're-birth' and ongoing development" Professor Brendan McCormack, Director of Nursing Research & Practice Development, University of Ulster/Royal Hospitals Trust Belfast, UK

"A rip-roaring, highly policy and practice relevant research read" Dr Ann-Marie Rafferty, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Electronic Access:

Journal of Research in Nursing is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $918.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $1,010.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $826.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $827.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $900.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $96.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $124.00
Individual Single Print Issue $16.00
Frequency: 8 Times/Year eISSN: 1744-988X ISSN: 1744-9871
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 20 Current Issue: 1
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