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Practical, evidence-based information for health professionals who prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines.

BNF Publications

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BNF Online.

BNF and BNF for Children are available online through MedicinesComplete.

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BNF Books.

Essential reference books published in updated book form twice a year.

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If you’re a UK-based individual undertaking work or training for the NHS, you can register for access to BNF content on MedicinesComplete. As a registered NHS user, you’ll get single user access to BNF and BNF for Children content on MedicinesComplete for 365 days.

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BNF content is available for licensing through Pharmaceutical Press. Contact our team for more information.

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Powered by BNF, FormularyComplete allows you to create your own customised formulary, supporting you locally to make quick, clinically informed decisions.

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The BNF Partners

The British National Formulary is published jointly by BMJ and Pharmaceutical Press, the publishing division of Royal Pharmaceutical Society. The BNF for Children is published jointly by BMJ, Pharmaceutical Press, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacy Group.

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