BNF/BNF for Children

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Accessed through Medicines Complete, BNF Publications bring authoritative, independent guidance on best practice together with clinically validated drug information.


How do I access BNF/BNF for children?

  • Visit
  • Please note: On an NHS networked computer, you should have immediate access without having to log-in.
  • From home & elsewhere, click ‘Login’ then select ‘Login via Shibboleth/OpenAthens’.
  • Choose ‘NHS in England’ from the list of organisations.
  • Sign in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.


BNF App – Go to the Google Play store or Apple’s App Store on your device.


NHS OpenAthens account required to access this resource – register here

Last updated: September 17, 2020