The British Journal of Nursing

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The British Journal of Nursing  
DisciplineGeneral nursing
LanguageEnglish
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Nursing Record
History1888–1956
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Br. J. Nurs.

The British Journal of Nursing was a medical journal covering nursing. In addition to academic material on nursing and hospitals, the journal provided information on people and events as well as photographs and advertisements.[1][2]

History and availability[edit]

It was established in 1888 as The Nursing Record, obtaining its final title in 1902.[2] The journal was discontinued in 1956.[1]

The journal was acquired in 1893 by Bedford Fenwick and his wife, Ethel Gordon Fenwick, the founder of the Royal British Nurses' Association,[3] who used it to support the campaign for the official registration of nurses.[2]

All issues of the journal are available online, having been digitised in 2001 following a grant from the Wellcome Trust.[2]

Current Version[edit]

There has been a new version of the title published by MA Healthcare Ltd. since at least 1992[4]. It does not appear to be connected to the older title.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Resource: British Journal of Nursing". The University of Manchester. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Historical nursing journals". Royal College of Nursing. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Royal British Nurses' Association". King's College London. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.magonlinelibrary.com/loi/bjon/group/d1990.y1992

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