Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
The Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy seeks a variety of papers:
- General interest papers should normally be 1200-1500 words (excl. references)
- More detailed papers including research or literature reviews should be 2,500 - 3,000 words (excl. references)
- Letters to the Editor up to 500 words. Letter should be addressed to the Editor
- Book reviews 250-400 words.
- Poetry etc.
All submissions should be original, and should not have been published
All submissions may be subject to editorial revision.
Presentation of papers
All submissions should include
- A covering letter with address, telephone, and e-mail numbers. Including confirmation that the piece is your own work, and in the case of joint submissions, the final manuscript has been approved by all authors.
- A first page containing the title of the paper and the first name(s) and surname of all authors.
- A second page containing an abstract of no more than 150 words, and up to six key words.
- References should be Harvard system. e.g.
STOTER D. 1995 Spiritual Aspects of Healthcare Mosby, London
MITCHELL D., HIBBERT C. 20045 A Comparative Assesment of Hospice Chaplaincy Services Scottish Hournal of Healthcare Chaplaincy 7 (1) 6-11
All papers should be typed/word processed, double spaced, with at least
2.5cm margins. Please do not use footnotes or endnotes.
The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright of the article to The Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplains, on acceptance for publication.
Review of papers
Papers are examined by the Editors and may be reviewed by the Editorial Board or Consulting Editors
Submission of papers
Papers should be submitted by e-mail or on disk in Micosoft Word Format.
Rev. Ian Stirling
The Ayrshire Hospice
35 Racecourse Road
Tel: +44 (0) 7545 735414