Language polishing services

If you’re not a native English speaker, we recommend you get your manuscript edited by native speakers before submitting. Professional services can improve language, grammar, spelling and punctuation, which allows reviewers and editors to focus on the scientific content.


Professional language editing companies

Using a language editing service is not a requirement and does not guarantee acceptance of your manuscript. The following companies charge for their services.

Edanz provides editors who are native English speaking experts in all fields of medical, health and life sciences, physics, chemistry and the humanities. BMJ authors receive a 20% discount on Edanz services.

Charlesworth also provide specialist editing across all scientific and academic disciplines, including medical and life sciences. They offer 20% off first submissions and 10% off subsequent submissions through the following link: