Acceptance rate:
Time to first decision:
5 days*
Time to first decision with review:
56 days*
Acceptance to publication:
17 days*
Impact Factor (JCR):

Aims and scope

European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (EJHP) is the only official journal of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) and is committed to advancing the science, practice and profession of hospital pharmacy. As the premier communication platform for hospital pharmacists worldwide, EJHP is a major source for continuing education as well as updates on advances in the practice and standard of pharmaceutical care for patients. With peer reviewed papers, features, conference reports and more on topics covering all aspects of hospital pharmacy from both a scientific and practice perspective, the journal aims to highlight innovations and developments in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences, promoting safe, efficacious and cost-effective pharmaceutical care for hospital pharmacists to practise. For information about the European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy Editor-in-Chief Prof Phil Wiffen and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Plan S compliance

European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal. Transformative Journals are one of the compliance routes offered by cOAlition S funders, such as Wellcome, WHO and UKRI. Find out more about Transformative Journals and  Plan S compliance on our Author Hub.

Journal information

BMJ publishes EJHP on behalf of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists.
Publication Model
Subscription; with hybrid open access option
Launch date
Digital Archives
Indexed by
Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index Expanded, Medline, PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), Google Scholar
Peer Review Model
Single anonymised; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN

Journal Statistics (2023)

Acceptance rate: 29%
Speed Time to first decision without review (median): 5 days Time to first decision with review (median): 56 days Time from acceptance to publication (median): 17 days
Impact Impact Factor category: Pharmacology and Pharmacy Impact Factor (JCR): 1.7 Impact Factor rank (JCR): 237/277 5 year Impact Factor: 1.7 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.45 Eigenfactor: 0.00164 Citescore: 3.1 Citescore rank: 8/35 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.387
Reach 2023 total content views: 98,405 2023 total Altmetric mentions: 247
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