The BJC is a unique peer-reviewed publication linking primary and secondary care. Our prestigious print journal is quarterly and has a circulation of 1,500 in the UK and is targeted equally to key doctors in primary and secondary care. Our site receives over 33,000 active online users per month, with frequent online updates. Members of our prestigious editorial board lead the field of cardiometabolic medicine. The BJC is renowned for providing high quality reviews, state of the art clinical research and original papers in cardiometabolic medicine, news including global and UK congress and meeting reports, and topical podcasts. BJC Learning offers comprehensive e-learning programmes.

We reflect the changing face of medical practice and provide readers with an ideal vehicle for continuing professional development and all the elements needed to offer an enhanced service of care for patients. The BJC is proud to be entering its 25th year of publication. The publisher, MediNews (Cardiology) Ltd, is London based and solely publishes the journal, supplements, reprints, and manages all the online publishing.

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Editorial Policy

We publish commissioned and submitted original clinical research and review papers. Everything is peer reviewed. Articles cover medical and interventional care of patients with cardiometabolic disorders such as:

  • hypertension
  • dyslipidaemia
  • symptomatic coronary artery disease e.g. angina pectoris
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • heart failure

We provide rapid in-depth coverage and analysis of major cardiovascular meetings, including:

  • European Society of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Interventional congresses such as TCT and PCR
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Society for Heart Failure
  • Cardiorenal Forum
  • H·E·A·R·T UK
  • Scottish Heart and Arterial Risk Prevention Group
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