Journal of Clinical Nursing

Cover image for Vol. 24 Issue 17-18

Edited By: Editor-in-Chief: Debra Jackson Editors: Sue Barnason, Carol Haigh, Leslie Gelling and Graeme D Smith

Impact Factor: 1.255

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 31/108 (Nursing (Social Science)); 35/110 (Nursing (Science))

Online ISSN: 1365-2702

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World No Tobacco Day takes place on May 31st. Although the main theme of this day relates to the illicit trade of tobacco products, it also addresses health related issues. Globally, tobacco kills over six million people each year, many of whom are non-smokers who die from breathing second-hand smoke. It is estimated that this epidemic will kill more than eight million people every year by 2030...
Read the full post by Graeme Smith and the papers here

To acknowledge World No Tobacco Day, the Journal of Clinical Nursing is providing free access to recently published papers that reflect theme of this day.

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Read the latest Virtual Issue: on The Carer's Experience edited by Leslie Gelling

The Carer's Experience
The days when carers, parents and family members were only allowed to visit patients in hospital for a short period of time each day have now long gone. It is now widely accepted that caring for a patient without also considering the needs of those close to them can have serious implications for both patients and their relatives. There has now been much research published exploring how carers can be involved in patient care and what health care professionals might do to improve the carer’s experience when a family member is ill.. Read the articles for free here.

Special Issue: Call for Papers

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Special Issues

Announcing two Special Issues for the Journal of Clinical Nursing. The papers should be submitted using the online submission service, Scholar One Manuscripts, available here. Papers should be prepared according to the Author Guidelines, which can be found here.

LGBTI Health

We are seeking original research, review papers, exploration of methodical issues and discursive papers addressing nursing issues for LGBTI people. The deadline for these submissions is 1st November 2015. For more information, please see the call for papers here.

Abuse and Violence in Families
We welcome original research, and review papers on nursing issues, and innovations in care and service delivery for those people affected by abuse and violence in their families. The submissions deadline is 1st December 2015. More information is available here.

JCN Reviewers of the Year 2014

We're very pleased to announce the JCN 2014 Reviewers of the Year - click here to find out more.

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