The Journal of Holistic Nursing Science (JHNS) provides a forum for original research and scholarship about healthcare delivery, organization, management, workforce, policy, and research methods relevant to nursing, midwifery, and other health-related professions. The JHNS aims to support evidence-informed policy and practice by publishing research, systematic and other scholarly reviews, critical discussion, and commentary on the highest standard.

The journal welcomes studies that aim to evaluate and understand complex healthcare interventions and health policies and employ the most rigorous designs and methods appropriate for the research question. The journal also seeks to advance the quality of research by publishing methodological papers introducing or elaborating on analytic techniques, measures, and research methods.

The journal has been publishing original peer-reviewed articles of interest to the international healthcare community since 2014, making it one of the contributive repositories of scholarship in this field. The JHNS offers authors the benefits of:

• A respected nursing journal in its field

• A truly global readership

• Highly efficient editorial processes: average time from submission to first decision of 2 weeks

• Rapid initial screening for suitability and editorial interest

• Excellent peer reviewers drawn from a range of health service research disciplines

• Final online publication as soon as post-acceptance.

The JHNS endorses the Equator Network ( This international initiative seeks to improve the reliability and value of research literature in health care by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of studies. We ask our authors to use appropriate reporting guidelines to ensure excellence in scientific reporting. The authors also welcome excellent original research, reviews, and discussions relevant to nursing, midwifery, and other health-related professions around the globe.

There is no fee for ordering a subscription to JHNS, as the journal is open-access, and all the articles can be freely accessed. For further information, please contact the Editor at: