Exchanging the baton: the next lap for EJHP
With this edition of the European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (EJHP), I take up the baton so ably carried by Arnold Vulto, the previous Editor-in-Chief. As I pick up this responsibility, I want to pay tribute to Arnold's leadership and wisdom in steering the journal to the current situation. I am aware that Arnold was supported by a number of active members on the associate editor team and I have just returned from a meeting with this able group. I also want to acknowledge the support of a very capable BMJ Group team who have steered me through the processes of journal production.
As I get increasingly into the role I propose to implement my vision for the future of the journal shaped and implemented by the editorial team and the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) board. So what is that vision?
Underpinning everything will be an evidence-based philosophy to ensure that what we publish is explicitly linked to the underpinning evidence whether that is a high-quality methodological approach or even opinion based if that is what we have. This approach …
Correspondence to Phil Wiffen, Pain Research Unit, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LE, UK; firstname.lastname@example.org