Scottish Universities Medical Journal – Student Nurses…get published!

Lloyd Hughes is the current Editor for the Scottish Universities Medical Journal. They have just published their first issue (available at: and are looking for articles for their second edition. This journal aims to encompass the learning needs and be interesting to medical, nursing and other allied health professional students.

Lloyd would like to kindly invite student nurses to submit articles for consideration for SUMJ publication (this may be coursework you have done as part of your portfolio). All details regarding the type of articles we accept can be found on our website. This is a great opportunity to obtain apublication in a peer-reviewed CINAHL referenced journal (as of April 2012) for the CV in a time where getting a job is difficult for all in the healthcare area. The current deadline for submissions currently the 30th of April. Email any submissions or questions about submisison to

Also the Scottish Universities Medical Journal annual general meeting on the 9th April at 6pm at Laing’s, Roseangle, Dundee. They are currently recruiting new members to their committee and would really be interested in hearing from you. Full information on all available committee download here CommitteeRoles

If you are interested in any of the roles, please send a paragraph about why you would are suitable and want to do a specific role. This will be presented at the meeting to the committee. Depending upon interest we may have to get people to present their case to the committee and have a vote.

It would be ideal if medical and nursing students could work on this project together, and I very much look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Look forward to seeing some new faces on the 9th April.

Lloyd Hughes is the Editor of SUMJ ; 4th year medical student

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