About the Journal

Online-only and open access, npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is the only indexed scientific journal devoted to the management of respiratory diseases in primary care. Information about the current Impact Factor can be found here.

Aims and Scope

Find out further information on the journal aims and scope here.

About the Partner

Part of the Nature Partner Journals series, npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is a high-quality new Nature Research journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with Primary Care Respiratory Society UK – find out more.

About Nature Partner Journals

Nature Partner Journals is a series of online-only, open access journals published in collaboration with internationally renowned partners, driving high-impact open science.

Bringing together strong editorial leadership with world-class publication systems, Nature Partner Journals transcend traditional research boundaries with innovative features such as lay summaries, allowing journals to serve as intersections for many disciplines and systems, opening up research to the wider public. 

About the Editor

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is led by Editor-in-Chief Professor Aziz Sheikh and Deputy Editor-in-Chief Professor Kamran Siddiqi – visit the ‘about the editor’ page for further information.

Editorial Board

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine’s international Editorial Board spans the breadth of the coverage of the journal – read more about the Editorial Board.


npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine frequently publishes research of interest to a wide audience – explore our recent press coverage.

Translated Content

In its endeavour to reach a wide international multidisciplinary audience npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine translates key articles into three additional languages. Explore our translated content here.

History of the Journal

In April 2014, Primary Care Respiratory Journal was re-launched as npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, published by Nature Publishing Group in partnership with the Primary Care Respiratory Society UK (PCRS-UK), in conjunction with the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG). Read the journal’s story here.