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MA Healthcare is an established provider of nursing and medical education, offering printed resources, conferences and websites for professionals at all levels of the health services.
Key to the success of MA Healthcare are our journals. From established titles such as British Journal of Nursing, British Journal of Midwifery and British Journal of Hospital Medicine to a growing range of more specialist titles, our journals are renowned for their currency, clarity and accessibility. Quay Books, our book division, also epitomises these values, with a range that includes many key texts in medical and nursing education.
Building on our relationships with key opinion leaders in many fields, MA Healthcare organises over 50 medical and nursing conferences a year, covering topics as diverse as oncology and eating disorders.
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British Journal of Nursing is MA Healthcare's flagship nursing title. Since 1992, it has established a first-class reputation as being the choice for nurses who wish to keep fully abreast of all the latest developments in clinical and practice-based nursing.
The foundation of BJN is its clinical and evidence-based papers, which provide practical recommendations based on sound and up-to-date theoretical knowledge. All articles are written by nurses and subject to peer review by leading authorities in the profession, ensuring that only the best clinical papers and original research appear in the journal.
The journal is indexed on Medline and Scopus.Visit the website
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing is the only journal in the UK dedicated to neuroscience nursing. It is essential reading for nurses involved in this important area of nursing, with its leading clinical coverage and professional focus.
The journal addresses all aspects of neuroscience nursing in an intelligent and accessible way. It reflects the richness and diversity of contemporary practice, covering areas ranging from neurosurgery and critical care to neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and epilepsy.Visit the website
Nursing & Residential Care is the quality monthly journal for nurses, care assistants, managers and training coordinators working in care homes.
The journal publishes clinical reviews and practical information covering a wide range of issues from across the profession.
Regular features include news analysis, practical activities, management and legal issues, and a care analysis series. In addition, it is the only journal that contains a section for those studying for NVQs in Care, providing candidates with practical information, guidance and support on everything they need to know to achieve their qualifications.Visit the website
British Journal of Healthcare Assistants is unique. It is the only professional journal for HCAs and assitant practitioners, providing education and support to a growing sector of the health service.
Each issue contains a range of evidence-based articles providing positive examples of good practice in areas as diverse as infection prevention, phlebology, continence and nutrition support. Every issue highlights learning outcomes to support practitioners' on-going training and to help extend their knowledge and skills in practice. The journal also highlights the diversity of career paths available to HCAs, and provides analysis of the impact of changing policy on this important groups of health workers.Visit the website
Journal of Health Visiting, is the only monthly peer-reviewed journal that is dedicated solely to health visitors. The journal publishes evidence-based articles that provide the education and professional support health visitors need to improve standards of public health practice, meet the government’s new agenda for health visiting, and service the public health needs of their populations.
Journal of Health Visiting promotes excellence in public health and is dedicated to providing health visitors with the latest evidence on advancing public health practice.Visit the website
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing is the UK's only peer-reviewed monthly journal dedicated to cardiac nursing and cardiovascular care. Launched in January 2006, it is the journal of choice for British Heart Foundation nurses.
The journal covers all aspects of cardiovascular nursing, from disease aetiology, risk factors and diagnosis to monitoring, surgical interventions and pharmacology. With a growing emphasis on original research, the journal is essential reading for this growing specialty.Visit the website
Journal of Aesthetic Nursing (JAN) is the only peer-reviewed clinical and professional journal for aesthetic nurses. With a view to continually support aesthetic nurses in advancing their clinical practice, JAN is published 10 times a year. JAN publishes high-quality articles, including clinical overviews and case studies, with a strong focus on non-surgical cosmetic medicine, making its content current, practical and relevant.Visit the website
Journal of Wound Care is the definitive wound care journal and the leading source of tissue viability research and clinical information for professionals around the world.
Launched in 1992, the journal has established an enviable reputation for its cutting edge research and practice papers. Contributors and readers alike value the journal's high editorial standards and the breadth of its content, encompassing fundamental research, management of chronic and acute wounds, novel dressings and therapies and innovations in practice.
The journal is indexed on Medline, Scopus, and will soon appear in Thomson Reuter's Science Citation Index Expanded and Current Contents/Clinical Medicine.Visit the website
International Paramedic Practice (IPP) is a new quarterly journal dedicated to addressing the clinical and professional issues relevant to paramedics and professionals in the prehospital field.
The aim of IPP is to provide all those with an interest in prehospital emergency care with essential information to help them deliver the best possible care and support for their patients. Each issue contains an unparalleled range of peer-reviewed clinical, professional and educational articles.
The journal has a strong international focus. It is represented by an eminent international editorial board and articles are commissioned internationally to encourage the sharing of practices and innovations worldwide, and to raise awareness of the different cultural influences in prehospital emergency care.Visit the website
Launched in October 2010, International Journal of Ophthalmic Practice is a new peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal of ophthalmics. Unlike other journals in the field, International Journal of Ophthalmic Practice will focus on the role of nurses, orthoptists and other allied professions in ophthalmology; address topics such as clinical practice, research, issues of professional interest, policy, education and training; provide a forum for debate and a strong voice for nurses, orthoptists and allied professionals, working in primary and secondary ophthalmic care settings; and promote a genuine international perspective on ophthalmic practice and encourage the sharing of best practice around the world.
The role of ophthalmic nurses, orthoptists and allied professionals in the ophthalmic team is a constantly developing one, as public and professional demands on the team change and evolve. International Journal of Ophthalmic Practice will provide these professionals a place to exchange ideas, innovations and experiences, and so promote development of the multidisciplinary team.Visit the website
British Journal of Hospital Medicine was established in 1966, and is still true to its origins: a monthly, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary review journal for hospital doctors and doctors in training.
The Journal publishes an authoritative mix of clinical reviews, case reports, book and website reviews, and other popular features from recognized leaders in the profession. British Journal of Hospital Medicine is an invaluable resource for hospital doctors at all stages of their career.
The Journal is indexed on Medline and Scopus.Visit the website
Dental Nursing was launched in October 2005 and is the UK's only clinical and professional journal exclusively for dental nurses.
Covering core clinical subjects such as cross-infection control and medical emergencies, as well as more advanced topics like oxygen administration, radiography and orthodontics, the journal also provides a forum for discussion of professional issues affecting dental nurses.
The journal also offers an accredited programme of continuing professional development.Visit the website
Launched in October 2010, The Veterinary Nurse is a new clinical, professional and educational journal for veterinary nurses around the world. Publishing high quality, peer-reviewed content on a full range of areas relevant to veterinary nurses, from clinical issues and pharmacology, to management and professional issues, the journal will also provide nurses with an opportunity to develop and disseminate their own research.
Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses, The Veterinary Nurse will provide an opportunity for veterinary nurses around the world to discuss issues relevant to them, while learning directly from one another.Visit the website
International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation is a unique multidisciplinary journal for all professionals working in therapy and rehabilitation. Supported by a strong international editorial board, the Journal explores the latest in evidence-based practice across the therapeutic disciplines, as well as publishing high-quality original research.
International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation encourages the sharing of best practice and innovation world-wide, raising awareness of different cultural influences in this important profession.Visit the website
Journal of Renal Nursing is a new bi-monthly multidisciplinary clinical journal, launched in May 2009, for nurses and allied health professionals working in renal care.
The journal aims to promote excellence in clinical practice and provides up-to-date, accessible, practical and visually stimulating information, written by experts and peer-reviewed by leading authorities in the field. As well as clinical practice in fields such as chronic kidney disease, dialysis, transplantation, the journal covers professional development and management, education, and innovations and developments in patient care.Visit the website
Established in 1995, Livestock is the only dedicated veterinary livestock journal that covers cattle, sheep, pigs and horses in every issue. A wide range of peer-reviewed articles are featured in each issue, and the journal offers a growing range of online CPD units. The clinical updates are presented at relevant times of the year for the condition featured whenever possible, and there is always a great deal to interest livestock practitioners and those involved in the agricultural business.
Livestock and its sister title Companion Animal were acquired by MA Healthcare in February 2013.Visit the website
British Journal of Mental Health Nursing (BJMHN) is a new quarterly journal created for mental health professionals that delivers analysis, commentary and clinical reviews on topics central to the practice of mental health nursing.
BJMHN promotes excellence across the full spectrum of mental health nursing, including areas such as CAMHS, forensic, hospital and community nursing in both the NHS and independent sectors.
BJMHN is your key resource for providing evidence-based care in mental health practice.
British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) is the leading clinical journal for midwives. Published each month, the journal is written by midwives for midwives and peer reviewed by some of the foremost authorities in the profession.
BJM is essential reading for all midwives. It contains the best clinical reviews, original research and evidence-based articles available, and ensures that midwives are kept fully up-to-date with the latest developments taking place in clinical practice.
BJM covers all aspects of midwifery in a way which is clear, easy-to-read and useful to daily practice. The journal is relevant at every stage of a midwife's career, and offers beneficial rates for students.
The journal is indexed on Scopus.Visit the website
Independent Nurse is a fortnightly magazine for nurses working in primary care and the community. Independent Nurse provides the latest clinical and political news for primary care and community nurses plus opinion from leading figures within healthcare. It also offers clinical features that focus on real-life medicine and are specifically relevant to the everyday needs of its readership and non-clinical features and resources designed to enhance nurses’ professional development, supporting them in their expanding roles.Visit the website
British Journal of Healthcare Management is a peer-reviewed journal for management professionals in both the health service and independent sector, as well as for clinicians in the medical, nursing and paramedical professions who want to be more acquainted with management issues.
The Journal provides a sharp strategic and analytical approach to the professionals committed to providing the best resources and environment possible for effective health care.Visit the website
Launched in October 2008, Journal of Paramedic Practice is the UK's only peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal for emergency care professionals.
The journal has a prestigious editorial board, and covers the full range of clinical issues that paramedics may encounter in practice. It also examines professional and career development, regulation, training and policy, enabling readers to keep up to date with developments across the profession.Visit the website
Practice Nursing is a leading journal for nurses working in general practice. The journal publishes clinical, professional and educational articles of the highest quality, together with clinics on travel health, immunization and vaccination, and dermatology. All articles are evidence-based and informed by the latest clinical and scientific research, ensuring that readers have access to indispensable professional information.
It is the most clinically focused journal dedicated to the general practice nursing team and the choice for professionals who want to update their knowledge and skills in all areas of practice.Visit the website
Launched in October 2013, Journal of Operating Department Practitioners (JODP) aims to support practice, promote patient safety and help practitioners identify and implement best practice. Through evidence-based articles, research and case studies, the journal supports ODPs to deliver the best care to patients during the pre-, intra- and postoperative phases of the surgical journey. It aims to provide a forum for debate on the latest policy initiatives and their impact on practice.
The journal’s contributors include prominent authorities in the profession, who provide a wealth of knowledge and expertise within perioperative care.Visit the website
Gastrointestinal Nursing is the only UK journal for nurses working in gastrointestinal and stoma care. It covers all aspects of gastroenterology, including stoma care, endoscopy, nutrition and coloproctology nursing, and examines a wide range of clinical topics.
Publishing up-to-date comment and opinion, peer-reviewed clinical and research papers, guidance on clinical skills and examining issues affecting careers and professional development, Gastrointestinal Nursing is the best journal for nurses working in this specialty.
The journal is indexed on Scopus.Visit the website
Since its launch in 1995, International Journal of Palliative Nursing has been committed to promoting excellence in palliative and hospice care. It is now established as the leading journal for nurses working in this most demanding profession.
The journal has a strong international focus. It is represented by an eminent international editorial board and articles are commissioned internationally to encourage the sharing of practices and innovations worldwide, and to raise awareness of the different cultural influences on palliative care.
The Journal is indexed on Medline and Scopus.Visit the website
African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (AJM) is a quarterly peer-reviewed and evidence-based journal for all midwives and nurses who wish to keep up-to-date with developments in Africa, in matters relating to midwifery and women's health.
The journal provides clinical and professional articles and aims to advance skills and enable knowledge transfer and academic discussions between African health professionals and the rest of the world.Visit the website
Equine Health is a new health resource dedicated exclusively to all those involved in the equine industry. Every other month Equine Health will bring you the latest research, professional issues and product information. From best practice tips and practical support and advice, to promoting the industry and improving equine welfare, Equine Health is the must-have publication for veterinary surgeons, grooms, farriers, physiotherapists, equine dental technicians, breeders, professional riders and students.
Equine Health will provide accessible in-depth features on every aspect of horse health: anatomy and physiology, common and exotic health issues, nutrition, foot care, dental care, new and established treatments.
Equine Health is edited by Chris Keate, former editor of Horse Health, who has a deep love and understanding of horses and the issues that affect their health and wellbeing.Visit the website
British Journal of Community Nursing is the UK's leading peer-reviewed journal for district nurses, containing the most up-to-date clinical coverage and research on primary care nursing.
The Journal promotes excellence in clinical practice with an emphasis on the sharing of expertise and innovation in district nursing. Articles are written by nurses from across the community nursing spectrum, and peer-reviewed by leading authorities in primary care to make sure that the journal addresses all aspects of the profession in a way that is relevant and useful in daily practice.
The journal is indexed on Medline and Scopus.Visit the website
Prescribing has become established as a key skill in nursing practice. Nurse Prescribing is the leading journal for nurses with prescribing rights, designed to help them maintain theoretical knowledge and practical competence in this complex area.
Each monthly issue is packed with high quality clinical, professional and educational articles on all aspects of prescribing practice, with regular sections on pharmacology, better practice, legal and ethical issues, and an in-depth focus on a drug or drug class.Visit the website
Since its launch in 1995, Companion Animal has grown to become one of the best read subscription veterinary publications for vets wishing to keep up-to-date with practice. A wide range of peer-reviewed articles are featured in each issue, including small animal and exotic practice, and the journal offers a growing range of online CPD units. The format of the articles varies from quick self-assessments through to in-depth certificate level case studies. The surgery articles provide an excellent picture caption format carefully detailing every step of a surgical procedure.
Companion Animal and its sister publication Livestock were acquired by MA Healthcare in February 2013.
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British Journal of School Nursing is a peer-reviewed journal promoting excellence in children's health and social care. Launched in 2006, it is the only journal in the UK exclusively targeted at school nurses and other professionals involved in the care of the school-aged population.
The journal reflects the diversity of school nursing practice, from the practical management of continence and epilepsy to dealing with psychological disorders and supporting sexual health. The journal provides a vehicle for debate on key issues, and is campaigning to increase the number of school nurses.Visit the website