Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Holistic Nursing and Health Science Journal (HNHS) provides a forum for original research and scholarships relevant to nursing and other health-related professions. HNHS journal is published by Department of Master Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University.

HNHS welcomes and invites original and relevant research articles in nursing and health science.

This journal encompasses original research articles, review articles, and case studies, including:

  • Holistic nursing
  • Health scienceĀ 
  • Psychology in nursing
  • Mental health nursing
  • Community nursing
  • Pediatric nursing
  • Maternity nursing
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in nursing
  • Education in nursing


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process / Policy

Each manuscript is reviewed by the Editors, and if of a sufficient standard, sent for blinded reviewed by at least two Editorial Board members. The result may be accepted with no correction, accepted with little correction, accepted with many corrections and refused. The sending author is given opportunity to correct the article on the basis of suggestion received from the reviewer. Certain information of whether the article is accepted and published or refused is given to the sending author in written.


Publication Frequency

Holistic Nursing and Health Science Journal (HNHS) is published twice in a year ( June and November)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.