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Contribute to the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT)


The British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT)'s categories of submission are:

  • research papers
  • critical reviews
  • practice analysis
  • opinion piece
  • editorials
  • letters to the editor


The peer review process and maximizing your chances of publication in a journal.pdf


Contribute to OTnews - the monthly news magazine for BAOT members


We would like to hear from BAOT members about current professional issues.

Guidelines for OTnews Contributors

The features list is by no means exhaustive and OTnews welcomes contributions year round on any issues relating to occupational therapy.

Copy deadline for submissions to OTnews is the 10th of each month prior to publication.

For more information about contributing to OTnews, please email:


If you need to seek permission to use extracts from or make additional copies of a COT publication, please refer to the pdf imageCOT open permissions licence in the first instance to see if this covers your needs.