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 4.1:
- Fixed slow scrolling on long pages on some Android devices
- Fixed search issues on Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
- Fixed numerous defects
- Improved download
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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 4.1:
- Fixed slow scrolling on long pages on some Android devices
- Fixed search issues on Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
- Fixed numerous defects
- Improved download

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A Google User
6 days ago
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
A Google User
Jan 21, 2015
Not working on S5 mini Worked perfectly before on my old Samsung s3. Will not even load on Samsung s5 mini. Was indispensable. Now uninstalled. Same for the normal BNF. pls fix!
A Google User
Jan 20, 2015
Great now search fixed As the title says :-) Works perfectly, & couldn't have a handier app at the ready while at work. Thanks
A Google User
Jan 11, 2015
Can't authenticate Can't authenticate. So can't sign in. Does not give an option for wales