Aims and scope
Frontline Gastroenterology publishes articles that accelerate adoption of innovative and best practice in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology. Frontline Gastroenterology is especially interested in articles on multidisciplinary research and care, focusing on both retrospective assessments of novel models of care as well as putative future directions of best practice. Specifically Frontline Gastroenterology publishes articles in the domains of clinical quality, patient experience, service provision and medical education.
Frontline Gastroenterology is co-owned by the British Society of Gastroenterology and BMJ.
Journal statistics 2015
40% for Original Research
Instant Reject Rate
30% for all papers, receiving a decision within 1-3 days
Time from Submission to First Decision
Time from Submission to Final Decision
Time from Acceptance to Publication
17 days (online)5 months (print)
Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters), PubMed Central, Scopus
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Rights and permissions
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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.
BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.