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About the journal

The Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP) aims to provide relevant, evidence-based, clearly articulated information to Australian GPs to assist them in providing the highest quality patient care, applicable to the varied geographic and social contexts in which GPs work and to all GP roles as clinician, researcher, educator, practice team member and opinion leader. All articles are subject to a peer-review process before they are accepted for publication. The journal is indexed in MEDLINE, Index Medicus and Science Citation Index Expanded.

AJGP is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and adheres to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations.

Editor-in-Chief
Professor​ Stephen Margolis OAM

Medical Editor 
Dr Glenn Duns

Medical Editor 
Dr Sophia Samuel

Managing Editor  
Dr Sharmini Rajanayagam

Associate Editor
Alexandra Kolasinski

Graphic Designer 
Michael Caruana

Editorial Assistant 
Jane Sprague

Advertising
Jonathon Tremain

National Publications Manager, RACGP
Joe Ennis

Readership

Our readership includes GPs, general practice registrars, international medical graduates, primary care academics, and medical students. As the journal is open access, readership of the publicly available online version extends more broadly into the international healthcare and education sectors as well as patients and carers.

AJGP has an impact factor of 0.852.
 

Editorial notes

© The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2018
This resource is provided under licence by the RACGP. Full terms are available at www.racgp.org.au/usage/licence. In summary, you must not edit or adapt it or use it for any commercial purposes. You must acknowledge the RACGP as the owner.
RACGP is a member of Medical Publishers Association of Australia.


Disclaimer

The views expressed by the authors of articles in Australian Journal of General Practice are their own and not necessarily those of the publisher or the editorial staff, and must not be quoted as such. Every care is taken to reproduce articles accurately, but the publisher accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions or inaccuracies contained therein or for the consequences of any action taken by any person as a result of anything contained in this publication. The content of any advertising or promotional material contained within, or mailed with, Australian Journal of General Practice is not necessarily endorsed by the publisher.
 

Permissions

Permission to reproduce copyrighted material must include: author name(s), title of article, year of publication, issue and page numbers, and a brief explanation of the proposed usage. Please note: a permissions fee may apply. Permission requests must be emailed to permissions@racgp.org.au

Correspondence address

The Editor,
Australian Journal of General Practice
100 Wellington Parade
East Melbourne, Vic 3002

If you have further questions relating to AJGP, please email ajgp@racgp.org.au.