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is an independent open-access medical and scientific London-based publishing house committed to providing a platform to outstanding researchers and scientists to exhibit their findings for the furtherance of science to provoke debate and promote learning and education.


News and Updates

  • Head and Neck Oncology, an open access journal with a closed peer-review system, achieved its first official impact factor on the 2nd of July, 2012. As a result, it achieved the prestigious status...

  • Dear Colleagues In July 2012, BioMed Central made several serious accusations against the Editors-in-Chief of Head & Neck Oncology (especially those based in the UK, Colin Hopper, Waseem Jerjes...

  • - the video clip can be seen at the bottom of thie message - Dear colleague You are invited to join the Publication Integrity and Ethics (herein referred to as PIE) as one of its founding members....

  • OAPL (UK) is joining the academic community by implementing this Transparency Declaration policy immediately (see below). “Lead Authors” submitting their “Research Work” to OAPL...

  • This is the official and active website of Head & Neck Oncology (ISSN: 1758-3284) (“the Journal”). The Journal was launched in 2008 by its four Editors-in-Chief (Adel El-Naggar, Colin...

  • John L. Dornhoffer is Professor and Vice-Chairman at the in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Little Rock, Arkansas. ...


Distance Learning Courses

Our publisher has negotiated a discount for its editors, reviewers and authors to undertake (distant learning- fully online) short courses related to research integrity and publication ethics, law and medical ethics, research governance, good ethical practice, leadership and management. These courses are approved by the Publication Integrity & Ethics. 


Association for Medical Ethics

The Association for Medical Ethics promotes the care of patients absent of any consideration of financial gain or loss based on choice of surgical equipment, implant, manufacturer, hospital or surgery center.

OAPL has adopted the Ethical Rules of Disclosure of the Association for Medical Ethics for all its journals.


Publication Integrity & Ethics (π)

A UK-based not-for-profit organization promoting integrity and ethics in the publishing sector through its guidelines and code of conduct.
P.I.E.'s main aim is to pave the way for a better publishing ethical environment that sets out the standards of a good and ethical editorial behaviour.
Whilst P.I.E. (π) promotes editorial freedom, at the same time, it also ensures that this freedom is not violated by editorial misconduct and plagiarism.



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OAPL standards of reporting

OAPL (UK) and its journals support the following reporting guidelines for specific study designs:

CONSORT: Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials

STARD: STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy studies

PRISMA: Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

STROBE: STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology

MOOSE: Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology

MIBBI: Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations

ICTRP: International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

PROSPERO: International prospective register of systematic reviews