BNF & BNF for Children app

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

Search or browse

Quickly find information about drugs and the management of common medical conditions

BNF and BNF for Children

Easily switch between adult and child content; colour-coded to aid navigation

Check drug interactions

Effortlessly identify interactions between a combination of drugs, with the most important interactions clearly highlighted

About the BNF and BNF for Children app

The multi- award-winning BNF and BNF for Children app has been developed for NHS UK healthcare professionals by the publishers of the BNF.

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.

  • Choice – search or browse BNF and BNF for Children, switch between adult and child content, colour-coded to aid navigation
  • Flexibility – fully functional online and offline
  • Relevance – powerful Interactions Checker tool to identify interactions between drugs
  • Speed – quick and easy to use with intuitive design
  • Up-to-date – clinical content is updated every month, helpful prompts let you know when an update is available

Quick app guide

Who can use the BNF and BNF for Children app?

The app is for exclusive use by UK healthcare professionals working for the NHS (including prescribers, pharmacists, doctors, nurses and dentists). The app aims to provide sound, up-to-date information about the use of medicines.

How can 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.

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.

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

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