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British National Formulary

The BNF is a joint publication of the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain which gives up-to-date information about the use of medicines usually prescribed in the UK. 
How to access the BNF:
  • If eligible (Healthcare students, from the date of commencement of an education programme which involves practice and placement within NHS provider services, for the duration of their programme) via NICE Evidence using your NHS Athens username and password.  NB click on NHS Athens link for Android & iPhone download details.
  • on Library Search. We have the current BNF and BNF for Children in print, previous edition(s) as eBook(s).
  • access BMJ Best Practice via the A-Z list of databases or the N&M subject guide,once on the site select Drugs.

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