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WFOT Bulletin

From October 2015, Taylor and Francis will publish the World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin online-only on behalf of the WFOT, following the purchase of Maney Publishing in June 2015. Taylor and Francis will continue to support the Bulletin systems and features outlined on this page during a transition phase.

What does this mean for the Bulletin?

  • Same editor, Dr Kit Sinclair
  • New professional look for the Bulletin cover and inside
  • New digital publication on Maney Online with advanced online publishing technologies and back archive
  • Same free online access via WFOT website for members
  • Print copies available for purchase at an additional price from WFOT
  • Increasing to 3 issues per year in 2017

The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) Bulletin is the official publication of the WFOT. Its aim is to promote awareness and understanding of the WFOT and its activities and services, the development of the occupational therapy profession worldwide, and the international exchange of professional knowledge and experience. 

Area of interest include:

  • Children and youth
  • Health and wellness
  • Mental health
  • Productive ageing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Work and industry
  • Development of the OT profession
  • Education development
  • Cross-cultural perspectives

Regular themed issues are published, with previous topics including disaster response, human rights and health, assistive technology and information technology services, mental health service development, and healthy ageing.

The WFOT Bulletin is published biannually, in April and October. Articles are published in the official languages of WFOT: English, Spanish, French and German. Two categories of articles are accepted: themed papers submitted based on a rota system, and free papers submitted by authors from around the world. All articles will be published online as soon as possible after acceptance as Advance Articles: peer-reviewed, copy-edited articles that have yet to be assigned to an issue.

Instructions for Authors are available at:  

Visit the new Bulletin homepage at:

Accessing the journal

WFOT MEMBERS: Please register for an online account on the WFOT website, or login to your existing account, to obtain your free online access to the WFOT Bulletin.

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Print copies are available for individual members to purchase from the WFOT Online Store.

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Institutional subscriptions should be purchased directly from Maney Publishing.

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