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Journal of Healthcare Leadership

Aims and Scope

Efficient and successful modern healthcare depends on a growing group of professionals working together as an interdisciplinary team. However, many forces shape the delivery of healthcare; changes are being driven by the markets, transformations in concepts of health and wellbeing, technology and research and discovery.  Dynamic leadership will guide these necessary transformations. The Journal of Healthcare Leadership is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal focusing on leadership for the healthcare professions. The publication strives to amalgamate current and future healthcare professionals and managers by providing key insights into leadership progress and challenges to improve patient care. The journal aspires to inform key decision makers and those professionals with ambitions of leadership and management; it seeks to connect professionals who are engaged in similar endeavours and to provide wisdom from those working in other industries. Senior and trainee doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals, medical students, healthcare managers and allied leaders are invited to contribute to this publication.

The Journal of Healthcare Leadership will no longer consider meta-analyses for publication.

The journal is committed to the rapid publication of research focusing on but not limited to:

  • Healthcare policy and law,
  • Theoretical and practical aspects healthcare delivery,
  • Interactions between healthcare and society and evidence-based practices,  
  • Interdisciplinary decision-making,  
  • Philosophical and ethical issues,
  • Hazard management,
  • Research and opinion for health leadership,
  • Leadership assessment.

The journal welcomes submitted papers covering original research, basic science, clinical and epidemiological studies, reviews and evaluations, guidelines, expert opinion and commentary, case reports and extended reports.