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.

Publication fees

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.

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 500. All other articles accepted for publication will be charged a publication fee of EUR 1,500.

Impact Factor for 2021 is 3.147 

Editorial office

Helena Liira, MD, Editor-in-Chief

Pauliina Ilvespakka, Editorial Secretary


Tel +358 50 5771351




Visit the websites of the five Nordic Colleges of General Practitioners

Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland:

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