Would you like to write an article for the Vascular Matters journal?

If so, we want to hear from you. Please email submissions to jane.todhunter@ncuh.nhs.uk

Article types

We are willing to publish any article that would be of interest to our members, this could be a single case study, clinical review, information about service changes or aspects of professional development.

Articles should be a minimum of 500 words up to a maximum of 2000 words.  Please include the article title, the full names of the authors and their institutional affiliations, in addition to full details of each author’s current appointment.  Harvard referencing system should be used.  Novice authors are encouraged to submit their work and the editorial team are happy to provide support and guidance where necessary.

Suggested content for articles:

Clinical reviews

Should present a balanced consideration of a particular clinical area, covering the evidence that exists. The relevance to practice should be highlighted where appropriate.

Original research

Articles should be presented with sections for the background, aims, methods, results, discussion and conclusion. The discussion should consider the implications for practice.

Case study

Articles should present a case history and then expand on certain points in order to raise awareness of a particular area of care.

Practical procedure

Articles should describe a healthcare procedure and highlight the experience of its use in the clinical setting. Elements of training or education should also be incorporated.