NICE BNFC

NICE BNFC


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

The NICE BNFC 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 for children.

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

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

Eligible 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.

Eligible 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 the complete up-to-date content from the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC)
• 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:
What's new in version 4.4:
- Fixed issue causing blank content pages for some users following updates
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About NICE BNFC
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has developed this free app as a useful offline reference for the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC).

The NICE BNFC 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 for children.

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

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

Eligible 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.

Eligible 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 the complete up-to-date content from the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC)
• 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:
What's new in version 4.4:
- Fixed issue causing blank content pages for some users following updates

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Feb 12, 2015
Is better now
A Google User
Feb 10, 2015
Brilliant Handy, extremely useful & free for those with Athens access.
A Google User
Feb 2, 2015
Great concept. Shame it don't work. Won't save to phone. Tis a pity that doctors can't use the same excuses as software designers and get away with it like they do! UPDATE. After 3 attempts it finally downloaded. Have to admit it works perfectly including the searches.
A Google User
Jan 23, 2015
Typical of NHS IT! Great concept. Shame it don't work. Won't save to phone. Tis a pity that doctors can't use the same excuses as software designers and get away with it like they do
A Google User
Jan 22, 2015
Brilliant... Updated 22/1/15...no longer works on android, Sony xperia
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