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 the Write for us section to find out more about all the ways we support you on your path to publication.


Editorial DirectorGraham Scott

Gary Bell

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.

Email: gary.bell@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3189
Twitter: @RCNijournals


Nursing Standard

Flavia Munn

Flavia Munn
Editor (interim), 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.

She would love to hear from you. If you have a suggestion for an article or a comment on our content, please email flavia.munn@rcni.com or tweet @NSeditor


Richard Hatchett

Richard Hatchett
Senior nurse editor, Nursing Standard

Richard is a registered nurse who specialised in intensive care and cardiac nursing. 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 richard.hatchett@rcni.com


Thelma AgnewThelma Agnew
Commissioning editor, Nursing Standard

Before joining Nursing Standard ten years ago, Thelma worked as a freelance journalist, writing for national newspapers and health publications. In her current role as commissioning editor at Nursing Standard, she is responsible for features and for opinion, careers and student articles.

If you need to get in touch, email thelma.agnew@rcni.com or tweet @ThelmaAgnew


Cancer Nursing PracticeJennifer Sprinks

Jennifer Sprinks
Editor of 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.

Email: jennifer.sprinks@rcni.com
Call: 0208 872 3149
Twitter: @RCNi_Sprinks
 


Emergency NurseSophie Blakemore

Sophie Blakemore
Editor of Emergency Nurse

Contact Sophie if you have any ideas for articles. Sophie is currently seeking articles based around the management of trauma, meeting waiting time targets and improving patient flow through the emergency department.

Email: sophie.blakemore@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3166
Twitter: @editorEN
 


Learning Disability PracticeChristine Walker

Christine Walker
Editor of 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.

Email: chris.walker@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3154
Twitter: @RCNi_Christine
 


Mental Health PracticeColin Parish

Nick Lipley
Editor of Mental Health Practice

Contact Nick if you have any ideas for articles – he is always keen to support new authors and is currently seeking articles on innovative practice in community and hospital settings.

Email: nick.lipley@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3166
Twitter: @RCNi_MHPjournal


Nursing Children and Young PeopleChristine Walker

Christine Walker
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.

Email: chris.walker@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3154
Twitter: @RCNi_Christine


Nursing ManagementNick Lipley

Nick Lipley
Editor of Nursing Management

Nick is keen to hear your suggestions for articles that address the leadership challenges facing today’s nursing profession. Nursing Management publishes articles on all aspects of professional practice, workforce planning, nurse-led clinics, innovative leadership and patient experience. 

Email: nick.lipley@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3166
Twitter: @EditorNM


Nursing Older PeopleLisa Berry

Lisa Berry
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.

Email: lisa.berry@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3169
Twitter: @RCNi_Lisa


Nurse ResearcherJulie Sylvester

Julie Sylvester
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.

Email: julie.sylvester@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3155
Twitter: @RCNi_Julie

 

Liz HalcombLiz Halcomb
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.

Email: ehalcomb@uow.edu.au
Call: 61-2-42213784
Twitter: @LizHalcomb

 


Primary Health CareJulie Sylvester

Julie Sylvester
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.

Email: julie.sylvester@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3155
Twitter: @RCNi_Julie