The main mission of the Journal

To publish original, peer-reviewed research on topics related to general practice and primary care. We also publish editorials, discussion papers and reviews to facilitate continuing professional development in family medicine.


New publication fees from 1st November 2013

Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care is an open access journal making academic research in primary care freely available online for research and clinical communities.

From 1st November 2013 onwards, publication in the SJPHC requires payment of a fee. If the first author of an article is a member of one of the Nordic societies for general practice, ie. Dansk Selskab for Almen Medicin, Félag islenska heimilislækna, Norsk forening for allmenmedisin, Suomen yleislääketieteen yhdistys SYLY, Svensk Förening för allmänmedicin, the publication fee is EUR 400. All other articles accepted for publication will be charged a publication fee of EUR 1,200.


Celebration of the Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 30th anniversary

Great historical review of 30 years of academic general practice in the Nordic Countries by Johann A. Sigurdsson at the 18thNordic Congress of General Practice opening ceremony in Tampere, Finland.

See slides from the opening ceremony (PDF)

Read short report "Milestones in the development of Nordic general practice" published in Scand J Prim Health Care 2013;31:3-5.

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Editorial office

Peter Vedsted, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Dorthe T. Nielsen, Editorial Secretary

Tel       +45 8716 8059
Fax      +45 8612 4788
E-mail  sjphc@alm.au.dk

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Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland:



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