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Aims and scope

BMC Family Practice is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of primary health care research. The journal has a special focus on clinical practice and decision-making, continuing professional education, eHealth, health services research in primary care settings, and health promotion.

What areas of primary healthcare research does the journal consider?

The journal considers articles on all aspects of primary health care, general practice, and family medicine research. We particularly welcome submissions covering the following topics: 

    - Continuing professional education and development

    - eHealth, mHealth and informatics

    - Health services research in primary care

    - Primary care clinical practice and interventions

    - Screening, prevention and health promotion

More information can be found here

Journal Editor

  • Kelda Manser-Smith, BMC, UK

Assistant Editor

  • Maire Clayton, BMC, USA

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