The Journal of Renal Care (JoRC), formally the EDTNA/ERCA Journal, is the official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Nursing Association/European Renal Care Association (EDTNA/ERCA). It publishes a broad range of peer-reviewed clinical, research and educational papers for health care professionals working in kidney care.

The JoRC seeks to provide content that is relevant to, and reflective of, the growing diversity of the renal care community. Criteria for publication include: originality, relevance, reader appeal and controversy. We welcome articles that promote improvement in clinical practice and research, also letters to the Editor, case studies, case reports, clinical practice papers and special reports on professional, educational, economic, ethical and medico-legal issues.

Please contact the Editor Dr Nicola Thomas for further information
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