International Journal of Pharmacy Practice

Cover image for Vol. 24 Issue 3

Edited By: Christine Bond, University of Aberdeen, UK

Online ISSN: 2042-7174


Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Pharmacy Practice (IJPP) is a Medline-indexed, peer reviewed, international journal. It is one of the leading journals publishing health services research in the context of pharmacy, pharmaceutical care, medicines and medicines management. Regular sections in the journal include, editorials, literature reviews, original research, personal opinion and short communications.

Topics covered include: medicines utilisation, medicine management, medicines distribution, supply and administration, pharmaceutical services, professional and patient/lay perspectives, public health (including, e.g. health promotion, needs assessment, health protection) evidence based practice, pharmacy education.

Methods include both evaluative and exploratory work including, randomised controlled trials, surveys, epidemiological approaches, case studies, observational studies, and qualitative methods such as interviews and focus groups. Application of methods drawn from other disciplines e.g. psychology, health economics, morbidity are especially welcome as are developments of new methodologies.

Abstracting and Indexing

International Journal of Pharmacy Practice is included in the following abstracting and indexing databases:

  • Abstracts of Hygiene and Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Botanical Pesticides Abstracts (CABI)
  • British Nursing Index (Proquest)
  • CAB Abstracts (CABI)
  • EMBASE (Elsevier)
  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
  • Excerpta Medica (Elsevier)
  • Medline
  • Pharm-line
  • Parasitology Database (CABI)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Reactions Weekly
  • TropAg & Rural (CABI)
  • Scopus (Elsevier)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Zetoc


Academics and practitioners in healthcare, particularly pharmacy, nursing, medicine and pharmacoepidemiology. IJPP is essential reading for health services researchers and those involved in health promotion and education.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Botanical Pesticides (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)