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    The SelfCare journal website now has improved functionality and interactive features.The journal offers easy submission and fast publication in a rolling content format. This means that peer-reviewed content which has been accepted for publication can appear on the website faster than ever. SelfCare continues to offer access to our extensive collection of past papers, which is archived and citable by issue and volume.

    This site offers opportunities for the self-care community to comment and debate self-care issues in our blog section, the content of which will also feature in tweets. We hope you will contribute to the conversations in this section.
  • Annual ISF/SelfCare Award for best published paper - 2018 Result

    The judges have awarded the prize for the best published paper 2018 to
    A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions - SelfCare 2018;9(1)1-15
    By: Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson: Health and Wellbeing Research Group, University of Winchester,
    Sanjay Patel: Division of Women and Children, Southampton Children’s Hospital

    The Editorial Team would like to congratulate the authors of this paper. For details of the judging decision, see 'Recent Posts'.

    This award will run again during 2019, all papers published during this year will be eligible.


    EDITORIAL BOARD: Professor R W Soller, Dr S G Mann, Dr J D Irvin, Dr R P Juhl, Dr J Raine, Dr D B Nash, Professor C Bond, Dr J Spinks.

Current Issue - Volume 10, Issue 1 (January-March 2019)
Recent Articles

To switch or not to switch – German physicians´ views on proposed new OTC medicines

By: Andrea Stippler, Niels Eckstein, Elmar Kroth
Stippler A, Eckstein N, Kroth E. To switch or not to switch – German physicians´ views on proposed new OTC medicines. SelfCare 2019;10(1)11-23.

Stress, anxiety, and depression in year three nursing students before and after learning an evolved exercise practice: a pilot study

By: Kevin Antonishen
Antonishen K. Stress, anxiety, and depression in year three nursing students before and after learning an evolved exercise practice: a pilot study. SelfCare 2019;10(1)1-10.

Factors influencing GP provision of self-care information for minor illnesses: a qualitative study

By: Jennifer Bishop
Bishop J. Factors influencing GP provision of self-care information for minor illnesses: A qualitative study. SelfCare 2018;9(4)35-52.

Parental views on the management of young children with respiratory tract infections in primary care – a pilot study

By: Emma Fake, Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson, Sanjay Patel.
Fake E, Lees A, Tapson K, Patel S. Parental views on the management of young children with respiratory tract infections in primary care – a pilot study. SelfCare 2018;9(4)23-34.

Editorial 9.3

Stephen Mann
Editorial 9.3.1-2

The Art and Science of Counselling Patients on Minor Ailments/OTC Medicines

By: Jeff Taylor, Marie Rocchi
Taylor J, Rocchi M. The Art and Science of Counselling Patients on Minor Ailments/OTC Medicines. SelfCare 2018;9(3)3-22

Pharmacy-based self-care of minor ailments – a health economic analysis focused on the German healthcare system

By: Uwe May, Cosima Bauer.
May U, Bauer C. Pharmacy-based self-care of minor ailments – a health economic analysis focused on the German healthcare system. SelfCare 2018;9(2)27-46

‘Fever means antibiotic’ the Omani public’s attitudes to the use of antibiotics for treating the common cold

By: Muna A Al-Juma, Claire Anderson, Matthew J Boyd.
Juma, M. et al. ‘Fever means antibiotic’ the Omani public’s attitudes to the use of antibiotics for treating the common cold. SelfCare 2018;9(1)16-26

A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions

By: Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson, Sanjay Patel.
Lees A. et al. A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions. SelfCare 2018;9(1)1-15

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