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About Quay Books

Quay Books, a division of MA Healthcare, is a leading independent publisher of nursing, midwifery, medical and healthcare texts. Our close affiliation with MA Healthcare's journals guarantees that our content is always current and of the highest quality.

Quay Books' clinical and practical titles enable you to stay up to date with the latest techniques and best practice guidelines in your field. Our titles on academic preparation, responsibilities, professional management, and training and communication skills will help you better manage your career. And our continuing professional development and education titles are designed to help you stay at the forefront of your profession.

MA Healthcare is an established provider of nursing and medical education, offering printed resources, conferences and websites for professionals at all levels of the health services. For more information visit

Book Proposals

Quay Books' authors are leading experts in their field who deliver high quality content to meet the market needs.

Our publishing list focuses on dental, medical, midwifery and nursing content for all levels from students to advanced practitioners, providing academic as well as practical clinical titles to meet your learning needs. As continuing professional development is vital in healthcare we also produce a range of professional development titles covering ethics, legal, policy, leadership and management.

If you have a book proposal on these subject areas we would be interested in hearing from you. Please download a project proposal form and send to or contact editorial on 0207 501 6718.

The form enables us to access the suitability of your proposal for our publishing list so please provide as much detail as possible and be prepared to send a sample chapter as part of the proposal assessment.

Submitting a manuscript

Once your book proposal has been accepted please read this document to ensure your submit the manuscript in the correct format.

Book Proposal form

If you have an idea for a book or have already written a book, download this form to send us the information on it

Download Book proposal form here.

Permission requests

Requests for permission to use content from any Quay Books titles will need to be obtained by contacting

Inspection Copies

All Quay Books' titles are available for inspection to lecturers and teaching staff for you to assess the suitability of the book for course adoption. If you are involved in healthcare, nursing or medical education in the UK and would like an inspection copy of any of our texts with a view of assessing them for inclusion on reading lists, please contact Rebecca Linssen on to request a copy.

Licensing, foreign rights and distribution

If you are interested in licensing, translating or reprinting any of our titles for your local market please contact so we can provide you with details on the availability of rights in your territory.

Quay Books want to ensure that customers can access and purchase our titles from any corner of the world. If you are interested in finding out whether we distribute to your local market please contact us at

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