Health & Social Care in the Community

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Edited By: Karen Luker

Impact Factor: 2.047

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 6/42 (Social Work); 47/157 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)

Online ISSN: 1365-2524

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Call for Review Papers

Health and Social Care in the Community is seeking literature reviews (systematic or narrative) of topics of importance to the delivery of health and social care in the community. HSCC aims to create a new section within the journal dedicated to high quality reviews and 'state of the art papers'. Examples would include:

Care of older people, working with the third sector, perspectives of health for marginal and/or disadvantaged groups, innovations in the provision of mental health care, effectiveness of interventions, innovations in the provision of social care.

HSCC is also open to suggestions for reviews from author(s). All reviews will be subjected to the peer review process.

Top Cited Articles in 2014

The following papers have been made free-to-access until the end of October 2015.

‘You say treatment, I say hard work’: treatment burden among people with chronic illness and their carers in Australia
Adem Sav, Elizabeth Kendall, Sara S. McMillan, Fiona Kelly, Jennifer A. Whitty, Michelle A. King and Amanda J. Wheeler

Supporting hospice volunteers and caregivers through community-based participatory research
Ann MacLeod, Mark W. Skinner and Eleanor Low

‘Where do I go from here’? A cultural perspective on challenges to the use of hospice services
Rosemary Frey, Merryn Gott, Deborah Raphael, Stella Black, Linda Teleo-Hope, Hyeonjoo Lee and Zonghua Wang

Connecting, learning, leaving: supporting young parents in the community
Annie Mills, Virginia Schmied, Christine Taylor, Hannah Dahlen, Wies Schuiringa and Margaret E. Hudson

General Practitioners’ perceptions of their role in cancer care and factors which influence this role
Geoffrey K. Mitchell, Letitia H. Burridge, Shoni P. Colquist and Alison Love

Call for Reviewers

If you have experience of writing journal papers, why not become a reviewer?
HSCC are recruiting reviewers in all journal topic areas. We especially welcome new statistical reviewers. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer please email to request a form.

Virtual Issues

Virtual Issues

Child and Youth Health - July 2015
A themed virtual issue on Child and Youth Health - 'Innovation and diversity in child and youth health research'

Dementia - June 2015
A themed virtual issue on Dementia - 'Towards person-centred dementia care'

Supportive and Palliative Care - March 2014
A themed virtual issue on Supportive and Palliative Care - 'How can communities be better supported to provide palliative care?'

Chronic Disease Virtual Issue - January 2014
A themed virtual issue on Chronic Disease - ‘Meeting the Challenge of Chronic Disease’

Mental Health Virtual Issue– April 2013
A themed Issue on Mental Health - ‘Mental health care needs an integrated approach’

Carers Virtual Issue - August 2012
A themed virtual issue on Carers - ‘In search of good ways of care-giving’

Ageing Virtual Issue - October 2012
A themed virtual issue on Ageing - 'Healthy Aging in Place: Consolidating Research Directions'