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Learn about Pharmaceutical Journal Publications' article types, guidelines for manuscript preparation and submission, and peer-review process.

Aim, scope and audience

The Pharmaceutical Journal Publications, including The Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist, cover news, analysis, features, opinion, learning and careers articles, providing insight and knowledge about drugs, pharmacy practice, medicines use and healthcare policy in the context of the pharmacy profession and pharmaceutical sciences. Clinical Pharmacist is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that provides authoritative ...

Article types

The information below provides an overview of the requirements, word limits and format for each peer-reviewed article type published in Clinical Pharmacist. Authors should also consult the ICMJE ‘Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals’, ...

Editorial policies and procedures

Pharmaceutical Journal Publications, including Clinical Pharmacist and The Pharmaceutical Journal, follow the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, issued by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors, and the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, produced by the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Peer review involves the unbiased, independent critical assessment of scholarly or research manuscripts submitted to journals by key experts or opinion leaders. In the image, illustration of a three scientists researching in a library

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The peer review process allows experts to analyse scientific research before it is published. Being a peer reviewer enables you to take part in the scientific process, build contacts and view your own work more objectively.

How to write references for your reference list and bibliography

Here are some general guidelines on how to lay out references for publication in the Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist: Authors should focus on recent papers and papers older than five years should not be included except for an overriding purpose. Primary literature references, and any patents or websites, should be numerically listed in the reference section in the order that they occur in the text (including any references that ...

Submit an article idea to us

Most of the content in the Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist is specially commissioned, although we welcome unsolicited submissions depending on their suitability for our audience and how they fit into our commissioning plans. If you have ideas for articles then please contact the following email addresses, including your name, affliations and an outline of the piece you wish to write. Click ...

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