The BNF & BNFC on iOS and Android

The new BNF & BNFC App is now available, giving you access to practical, evidence-based medicines information wherever you are.

Search or browse drugs

Quickly find drugs by either non-proprietary or trade name

View drug monographs

Standard BNF monographs, designed for mobile and tablet displays

Check drug interactions

The interactions checker makes it easy to identify potentially serious issues between combinations of drugs

About the new BNF & BNFC App

The BNF & BNFC App has been developed for NHS UK healthcare professionals by the publishers of the BNF. Its fast, intuitive searching and easy-to-use design gives you access to practical, evidence-based medicines information whenever – and wherever – you need it.

  • BNF and BNF for Children content in a single App – simple switching between publications
  • Purpose-built for iOS and Android platforms
  • Clinical content updated every month
  • Information arranged into clear sections, matching the print and online BNF – Drugs, Treatment summaries, Interactions, Medical devices, Borderline substances and Wound care
  • Speedy, intuitive, predictive search
  • An interactions checker makes it easy to identify issues between combinations of drugs
  • Download from the App Store and Google Play

Help with using the App

Here are some of the most common questions we’ve been asked. If you can’t find the answer to your query please see our full FAQs.

Who is the App aimed at?
The BNF & BNFC App is aimed at prescribers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who need sound, up-to-date information about the use of medicines. The App contains all of the content from BNF and BNFC in one place, ensuring easy access to BNF information wherever you are.

How do I find and download the App?
The App can be downloaded from the App Store for iOS devices, and Google Play for Android devices.

Do I still need my Athens authentication to access the App?
No, the new App can be accessed without an Athens password.

Read all the BNF & BNFC App FAQs

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