Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
Media Ranking in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


SAGE Publications Ltd



Publication type



25160435, 25160443





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Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, formerly named Clinical Risk, is a peer-reviewed journal. It builds on its roots in the UK to provide an international forum for the exchange of new knowledge and ideas in the fields of patient safety, risk management, and medico-legal issues. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Health Policy2022Q3
Health (social science)2022Q3
Leadership and Management2022Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.435
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.015
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.607
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.938
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.607
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.046
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20180
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20209
Self Cites202112
Self Cites20226
Total Cites20180
Total Cites201920
Total Cites202054
Total Cites2021133
Total Cites2022122
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20180
External Cites per document20190.283
External Cites per document20200.506
External Cites per document20210.924
External Cites per document20220.892
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.435
Cites per document20200.607
Cites per document20211.015
Cites per document20220.938
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents201917
Non-citable documents202030
Non-citable documents202145
Non-citable documents202242
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201929
Citable documents202059
Citable documents202186
Citable documents202288
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20180
Uncited documents201934
Uncited documents202064
Uncited documents202182
Uncited documents202274
Cited documents20180
Cited documents201912
Cited documents202025
Cited documents202149
Cited documents202256
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