The BNF is published in updated book form twice a year, in March and September. It details all medicines that are generally prescribed in the UK, with information about:
- indications and dosages
- side effects
- medicinal products
- and more
The print edition of the BNF for Children is published in book form annually.
The NPF in print is issued every 2 years and is designed for use with the BNF. It is also included in the BNF as an appendix.
The publishers of the BNF are committed to providing the formulary in the format most convenient to our customers. We will continue to publish the BNF in updated book form twice a year, in March and September. NICE, provider of free copies to NHS health professionals in England, now buys the September edition only, in addition to the online availability via its website. If your organisation wishes to purchase an updated print version and take advantage of our bulk pricing offers, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals can buy the book at www.pharmpress.com or by calling 01256 302 699. Details about changes and updates to the BNF content are available on MedicinesComplete