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Working Papers in the Health Sciences

Promote healthcare excellence through your writing  

This journal ceased publication in the Spring of 2016.

Working Papers in the Health Sciences aims to promote the development of health care knowledge and practice across the United Kingdom and beyond.

WPHS the peer-reviewed e journal for undergraduate and post graduate health sciences professionals aims to help promote health care science knowledge and practice across the world.

Call for papers

Working Papers in the Health Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality academic papers that showcase the work of emerging Healthcare academics.

WPHS people

Meet the editorial team. Professor Mandy Fader has assembled an interprofessional board with representation from senior academics from across the globe.

Current Issue

Staff and guests are invited to inspect the current issue which features a sample of published papers configured in the preferred format of the journal.

Contact us

WPHS welcomes manuscripts on a wide range of relevant topics and in a variety of forms: original emerging research reports and proposals, service evaluations, critical reviews of the literature, evidence based reports of clinical developments, theoretical or philosophical debate, and pedagogical innovation.


Professor Paul Fleming appointed as Head of Professional Practice in Health Sciences.

Paul Fleming, a Health Promotion Specialist by background, has recently taken up post as Head of Professional Practice in Health Sciences within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton

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Liberating tomorrow’s scholars

Working Papers in the Health Sciences (WPHS) enables practitioners to learn the skills of evidence based practice through scholarly dissemination from a local, national and international perspective. 

WPHS promotes collaboration and interdisciplinarity. It is open internationally to all but especially to tomorrow’s health sciences scholars.

Professor Mandy Fader
Professor Mandy Fader

This journal aims to help practitioners of the future to develop the scholarly skills necessary for the promotion of evidence based practice and health sciences research.

Professor Mandy Fader - Associate Dean for Research
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