BMJ Case Reports now available

NHS members of staff based at Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals as well as Poole Hospital are now able to access BMJ Case Reports.


Click “continue reading” to find out more about BMJ Case Reports and how to submit a case report.

Accessing BMJ Case Reports

You can use your NHS OpenAthens login on the front page of the website,  and browse some of the many case reports that have been published.

Over 10000 cases is an example of some of the cases that have been published through BMJ Case Reports.

To submit a report you will need to create an account, see the BMJ Case Reports user guide in the “Submitting your report” section below.

New authors to the site will need to create an account  on the submission system (ScholarOne Manuscripts), this can be found on the main BMJ Case Reports page, and clicking the “Submit an article” tab at the top of the screen.

Already registered users can log in from the same “Submit an article tab”.

Writing your report

BMJ has created a useful guide on how to write your case report here: BMJ Case Reports Writing and publishing a useful and interesting case report

The types of reports they are most interested in are:

Further information can be found on the Instructions for Authors page.

Submitting your report

To submit an report you will need a Fellowship Code.

To obtain this, you must email your relevant library either at Poole Hospital: or Royal Bournemouth Hospital please use the subject header of “BMJ Case Reports – Fellowship Code

The how to submit a report guide is available here: BMJ Case Reports user guide

Contact information

For issues with submitting your paper:

Fellowship Code for Bournemouth users:

Fellowship code for Poole users:

References (2017). Instructions for Authors. [online] Available at: 

Reports, B. (2017). BMJ Case Reports – BMJ Journals. [online] Available at: 


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