Mobile access to BNF & BNFC for iOS and Android

BNF and BNF for Children is the multi-award-winning essential medicines information app, providing access to the latest drug information quickly, offline and on-the-go.

Its intuitive design makes it quick and easy to use, giving you access to practical, evidence-based medicines information whenever and wherever you need it. Download the app for free today.


Easily switch between BNF and BNF for Children using colour-coded navigation.


The app is fully functional online and offline.


Use the powerful Interaction Checker tool to learn which drug combinations to avoid.


Quick and easy to use with the app’s intuitive design.


Updated monthly, the BNF app provides access to the latest clinical information.

Everything you need in one place. Don’t take our word for it, hear what our users have to say.


Dr Hussain ‘DrGandalf’ Gandhi is a GP partner and trainer, national RCGP council representative, and a clinical director of Nottingham City PCN where he is also a digital lead. He is the founder of the eGPlearning platform including a website, podcast and YouTube channel and also holds various other roles including supporting clinicians with technology-enhanced primary care and learning.  

Dr Erwin Kwun, Portfolio GP –

Zunera Dildar, Pharmacy student at University of Manchester

Daniela Gutu, Pharmacy student at Kings College London

Introducing new ‘Favourites’ functionality

With the latest update, you now have access to the new features on the BNF app, providing you with an improved experience.

Our research has shown many users want quick access to BNF records they visit frequently. By introducing registration, we are now able to give you a more personalised experience with the new ‘Favourites’ feature. Favourites will allow you to bookmark drug monographs, treatment summaries, and other records you refer to frequently or need to find quickly and access them across multiple devices.

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Ratings and Reviews
4.7 out of 5

Quick app guide

Do I need internet access to use the app?

Internet access is not required. Once you have downloaded the app all features and functionality are accessible both online and offline.

How do I access the app?

The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android devices.

Got a question? Read our FAQs to find out more about the BNF and BNF for Children app.


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