BRITISH NATIONAL FORMULARY 72 (BNF)
The September 2016 British National Formulary (BNF) provides up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. This essential reference reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines.
BNF 72 has been revised and revalidated to reflect changes in product availability, emerging safety concerns and shifts in clinical practice. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as there are a large number of updates from one edition to the next.
Some of the significant content updates for BNF 72 include:
Improvements in the new edition
Since the launch of the new format BNF we have actively sought your comments and feedback, and as a result have made the following improvements to this edition:
The BNF evaluates clinical evidence from diverse sources with information validated by a network of clinical experts and published under the authority of a Joint Formulary Committee.
Content of the BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines. The resource includes:
The content is updated every 6 months in print, making it an up-to-date source of prescribing advice for informed decision-making.