Intro Widget

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing high quality papers across all areas of respiratory medicine, critical care and sleep medicine. It is the sister journal to Thorax and is co-owned by the British Thoracic Society and BMJ. The journal focuses on robustness of methodology and scientific rigour with less emphasis on novelty or perceived impact. It is indexed in PubMed Central, Scopus and Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index).

BMJ Open Respiratory Research adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our Policies.

Stephen Chapman, Oxford University Hospitals, UK
Matthew Wise, University Hospital of Wales, UK
Editorial Team

BMJ Open Respiratory Research has been adopted as the official journal of the British Sleep Society.



BMJ Open Respiratory Research accepts submissions of original research, protocols and reviews.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for BMJ Open Respiratory Research.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.