NICE BNF

NICE BNF


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has developed this free app as a useful offline reference for the British National Formulary (BNF).

The NICE BNF app is currently only available to NHS staff in England, Scotland and Wales.

Aimed at pharmacists, doctors, nurses, social care professionals and other healthcare professionals who prescribe and administer medicines, the app provides easy offline access to-up-to-date practical information on prescribing, dispensing and administrating medicines.

To use the NICE BNF app for the first time and to activate any content updates, you will need to enter your NHS Athens user name and password.

Users in England can register for an NHS Athens account by selecting the Journal and Database section on NHS Evidence.

Users in Scotland can register for an NHS Athens account by visiting The Knowledge Network website and selecting the login option at the top of the homepage.

Users in Wales register for an NHS Athens account by visiting the NHS Wales e-Library for health website and selecting the Athens option on the homepage.

Social care staff who meet the NHS Athens eligibility criteria can also download and access the content.

Features include:

• Browse and search offline up-to-date content from the British National Formulary (BNF)
• Optimised for Android phones and tablets
• Auto-complete search with filters for chapters, monographs, interactions and preparations
• Update notifications when new editions or updates are available
• Content bookmarking
• Accessible reading features

Recent changes:
Latest Changes
- Fixed issues with Bookmarks being deleted on updates
- Content updates inside the application

What's New in Version 3.0
- Athens authentication is now every 12 months
- Search on British Approved Names
- "What's New" homepage link
- New Branding
- Dynamic Landing Page to fill the screen
- Locking orientation in menus
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About NICE BNF
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has developed this free app as a useful offline reference for the British National Formulary (BNF).

The NICE BNF app is currently only available to NHS staff in England, Scotland and Wales.

Aimed at pharmacists, doctors, nurses, social care professionals and other healthcare professionals who prescribe and administer medicines, the app provides easy offline access to-up-to-date practical information on prescribing, dispensing and administrating medicines.

To use the NICE BNF app for the first time and to activate any content updates, you will need to enter your NHS Athens user name and password.

Users in England can register for an NHS Athens account by selecting the Journal and Database section on NHS Evidence.

Users in Scotland can register for an NHS Athens account by visiting The Knowledge Network website and selecting the login option at the top of the homepage.

Users in Wales register for an NHS Athens account by visiting the NHS Wales e-Library for health website and selecting the Athens option on the homepage.

Social care staff who meet the NHS Athens eligibility criteria can also download and access the content.

Features include:

• Browse and search offline up-to-date content from the British National Formulary (BNF)
• Optimised for Android phones and tablets
• Auto-complete search with filters for chapters, monographs, interactions and preparations
• Update notifications when new editions or updates are available
• Content bookmarking
• Accessible reading features

Recent changes:
Latest Changes
- Fixed issues with Bookmarks being deleted on updates
- Content updates inside the application

What's New in Version 3.0
- Athens authentication is now every 12 months
- Search on British Approved Names
- "What's New" homepage link
- New Branding
- Dynamic Landing Page to fill the screen
- Locking orientation in menus

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Nov 20, 2014
Near to useless Near to useless as the search function is currently broken: used to work well, don't know if the problem is with kitkat or bnf update,,
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
Not great When I go into chapters, I can't scroll down to choose any chapter below chapter 7. The search function is rubbish. If I need to search more than 1 drug, I have to exit and enter search mode. Information is gold standard, pity functionality of the app isn't... Not even bronze.
A Google User
Nov 14, 2014
Really good Worth downloading
A Google User
Nov 7, 2014
Please fix the search on S4. This app was working perfectly. After the latest update I am now unable to seach anything. Please can this be reviewed.
A Google User
Nov 2, 2014
Search issues with kitkat update on s4 mimi Having exactly the same issues when inoutting more than 3 letters in to the search bar. Worked perfectly prior to the update. Has changed me from being the ward round hound with all the drug doses at their fingertips to the idiot trying to waste time with their phone whilst someone finds a paper bnf. If this issue was sorted then back to 5 stars for being the indispensible tool that it was prior to this error appearing.