Healthmatters welcomes contributions in the form of commentaries, articles, reviews and letters on the hot topics in health and wellbeing, and in health services’ policy and practice.

Commentaries should be no more than 700 words, and are essentially personal views of topics and policies. Features should normally be no more than 1,400 words, but longer articles can be discussed with the appropriate editor (see below). Reiviews of books, TV programmes, websites or events should be no longer than 500 words.

Letters can be responses to articles in Healthmatters of reactions to public health or health policy events, publications or initiatives and should be no more than 400 words long.

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