British Journal of General Practice

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British Journal of General Practice  
British Journal of General Practice cover.jpg
Former names
College of General Practitioners' Research Newsletter, Journal of the College of General Practitioners, Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Br. J. Gen. Pract.
Discipline Family medicine
Language English
Edited by Roger Jones
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1953-present
Frequency Monthly
Hybrid
2.741
Indexing
ISSN 0960-1643 (print)
1478-5242 (web)
OCLC no. 55135715
Links

The British Journal of General Practice is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal for general practitioners and primary care researchers.

History[edit]

The journal was established in 1953 as the College of General Practitioners' Research Newsletter. It was renamed Journal of the College of General Practitioners in 1960 (from 1967 Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners), before obtaining its current name in 1990.[1] Since 2013, the journal's digital content is hosted by HighWire Press.[2]

Authors may choose to publish their articles as open access. The journal publishes editorials on clinical and policy topics, debate and analysis, clinical guidance, and a section called "Out of Hours" which contains reviews of art, books, and film as well as viewpoints, polemic, and entertainment. In the course of its history, the journal has had seven editors: the present editor-in-chief is Roger Jones. The editorial office and the journal team are located at the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2015 impact factor of 2.741.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About BJGP". British Journal of General Practice. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  2. ^ "HighWire to host British Journal of General Practice". Stanford University Libraries. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  3. ^ "British Journal of General Practice". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  5. ^ "Scopus title list". Elsevier. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  6. ^ "British Journal of General Practice". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. June 2015. 

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