Contact our editors
Our editors are always happy to hear your story ideas or consider an article for publication, so please get in touch.
You can also visit our Publish with RCNi section to find out more about all the ways we support you on your path to publication.
Gary is always interested in hearing from nurses and healthcare assistants about their ideas for articles, or comments on those we have already published. So feel free to drop him a line or send him a tweet.
Editor, Nursing Standard
Flavia has over 15 years' experience as a health journalist, writing for newspapers and specialist publications aimed at the public, patients, nurses and doctors.
Flavia is responsible for overseeing all the editorial content published daily on the Nursing Standard website and app, and its curation into our monthly print journal.
Dr Richard Hatchett
Senior nurse editor, Nursing Standard
Richard is a registered nurse who specialised in intensive care and cardiac nursing and is now currently a visiting professor at the University of Surrey. He was one of a small group of nurses involved in setting up and opening, in 1998, the Heart Hospital, now University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street, London. He has had a long career in higher education as a principal lecturer before working as the deputy head of school at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, and head of education and standards at the Nursing and Midwifery Council. He has published widely and edited two editions of Cardiac Nursing: A Comprehensive Guide, with David Thompson, and Nurse-led Clinics: Practice Issues. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing and a doctorate in social history. He recently qualified as a psychodynamic counsellor.
If you need to get in touch, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer Nursing Practice
Editor, Cancer Nursing Practice
Contact Jennifer if you want to write for the journal or act as a reviewer for our peer-reviewed articles. Jennifer always welcomes ideas for all sections of the journal, including opinion pieces and features, and she is particularly looking for articles and reviewers within the following subject areas: immunotherapy, childhood cancer, genomics, pain management, patient experience and the psychological aspects of cancer treatment, cancer research, prostate cancer and palliative care.
Editor, Emergency Nurse
Contact Sophie if you have any ideas for articles about any topic relevant to care in the emergency department, specifically around infection, trauma, minor injuries, urgent care, children’s emergency care, workforce and service improvement.
Learning Disability Practice
Editor, Learning Disability Practice
Contact Christine if you would like to write an article for Learning Disability Practice or have an idea for an article that you would like us to follow up. The journal is seeking articles on all aspects of caring for children and adults with autism and learning disabilities.
Mental Health Practice
Editor, Mental Health Practice
Lisa has worked in healthcare publishing for many years. She joined RCNi as assistant clinical editor of Nursing Standard in 2001, and became co-editor of Mental Health Practice in 2020.
Editor, Mental Health Practice
Christine is the co-editor of Mental Health Practice and has also been managing editor at Nursing Standard. She originally trained as a journalist and has worked for a variety of publications, and in health and medical communications. Christine is also editor of Nursing Children and Young People, Learning Disability Practice and a clinical editor who has specialised in nursing since 2002.
Nursing Children and Young People
Editor of Nursing Children and Young People
Contact Christine if you would like to write an article for Nursing Children and Young People or if you have an idea for an article that you would like us to follow up. The journal is seeking articles on all aspects of the care of neonates, children and young people in acute care, the community and in schools.
Editor of Nursing Managemen
Sophie has worked as a journalist specialising in healthcare for more than 20 years. Sophie joined what is now RCNi in 2010, as assistant editor of its specialist nursing titles. She became editor of Nursing Managment journal in 2020.
Editor of Nursing Management
Contact Jennifer if you want to write for the journal or act as a reviewer for our peer-reviewed articles. Jennifer always welcomes ideas for all sections of the journal, including opinion pieces and features.
Nursing Older People
Editor of Nursing Older People
Lisa is keen to hear from authors and readers with suggestions for articles of interest to nurses caring for older people in all clinical settings.
Managing editor of Nurse Researcher
Contact Julie if you have any ideas for articles. Nurse Researcher is an international journal covering all aspects of methodology relating to research in nursing and welcomes suggestions on any aspect of this work.
Editor of Nurse Researcher
Liz Halcomb is Professor of Primary Health Care Nursing at the University of Wollongong in Australia. Contact Liz if you have an article idea for Nurse Researcher.
Primary Health Care
Editor of Primary Health Care
Contact Julie if you have a story idea. We are always keen to cover all aspects of community, primary care and public health nursing, so whatever your workplace, feel free to send us your suggestions.