Aims and scope
In Practice is published 10 times a year and provides continuing educational material for veterinary practitioners. It includes clinical articles, written by experts in their field and covering all species, providing a regular update on clinical developments, and articles on veterinary practice management. All articles are peer-reviewed. First published in 1979, it now provides an extensive archive of clinical review articles.
In Practice is produced in conjunction with Veterinary Record, the official journal of the British Veterinary Association (BVA). It is published on behalf of the BVA by BMJ Group.
Contributing to In Practice
Clinical and business/management articles published in In Practice are commissioned by the In Practice Editorial Board. However, the Board is happy to consider suggestions for articles. Please email ideas for articles (and an accompanying 200-word synopsis) to
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