The International Journal of Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) is a peer-reviewed journal focused on bringing together the ever growing body of knowledge on SPHM worldwide. It is available in printed copy and online, with individual or institutional subscriptions, and is published quarterly. The readership consists of healthcare professionals from a variety of different healthcare settings and academic institutions, including SPHM Facility Champions, educators, and researchers, and is representative of all the professional groups and organizations involved in the implementation, advancement, and development of safe patient handling and mobility.