From 9 April 2015, St Christopher’s End of Life Journal will be published and hosted online by the BMJ

All journal articles will be transferred to the new BMJ journal website and our current journal website will close

Existing journal subscribers will need to sign up to the new BMJ site in order to access journal articles as we are unable to share subscriber details due to data protection. We will email all subscribers on 9 April with a quick link to sign up.

If you have any questions, please email:

Penny Hansford, Editor in Chief, St Christopher’s End of Life Journal

End of Life Journal

End of Life Journal

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Summer 2014 Vol 4 Issue 2

End of Life Journal is free, online, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal that publishes articles on all aspects of nursing practice relating to end-of-life care. 

It is primarily aimed at generalist nurses working in hospital, community and care home settings. However, many articles will also be of interest to the specialist palliative care nursing audience as well as members of the wider multidisciplinary team. 

The journal focuses on care for patients with both malignant and non-malignant disease and their family and friends.

End of life journal ISSN 2047-6361 (online)

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Nursing assignments on end-of-life care

End of Life Journal is keen to support the publication of nursing assignments and help first-time nurse authors throughout the whole publishing process.

If you have written an assignment on any aspect of end-of-life care and are interested in getting it published, then please email it to the Editor, Helen Scott, at who will be happy to assess whether she thinks we could adapt your assignment into an article.

King's College London: Developing leaders in palliative care

Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip/ Cert and short courses
Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care

King’s long established Palliative Care MSc, developed with St Christopher’s Hospice, has supported the career development of hundreds of healthcare professionals who are now advancing palliative care practice and policy both nationally and internationally. The programme is designed to help health and social care professionals develop the skills necessary to appraise research and evidence on palliative care, and to improve clinical practice and lead services.

Many past students have progressed to senior management roles and have published their research in high impact peer reviewed journals.

  • Suitable for nurses working in palliative care and related areas.
  • Teaching staff are key academics, practitioners and policy-makers in the field of palliative care.
  • Flexible study options: Part-time and full-time options and stand alone modules.
  • Supportive learning environment in purpose built state of the art Cicely Saunders Institute.

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