Welcome to BMJ Open Quality, an expanded and rebranded version of BMJ Quality Improvement Reports. The journal is dedicated to publishing high quality, peer reviewed healthcare improvement work. Articles covering original research, local, national and international QI projects, value-based healthcare improvement initiatives and educational improvement work are all considered. BMJ Open Quality adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.
Our website provides a wide range of resources to support you in your quality improvement work such as videos, blogs, podcasts and templates to help you run and write up quality improvement projects.
BMJ Open Quality operates a fast submission process with continuous publication online, to ensure timely, up-to-date knowledge is available worldwide. The journal adheres to a rigorous and transparent peer review process and papers are considered on the basis of methodological soundness rather than priority or novelty.
BMJ Open Quality accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, reviews and quality improvement pieces.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for BMJ Open Quality.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.