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The British National Formulary

A CPD article improved Donato Tallo’s knowledge of how to use the British National Formulary
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A CPD article improved Donato Tallo’s knowledge of how to use the British National Formulary

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The CPD article introduced the revised format of the British National Formulary (BNF) and explained how the information it contains may be accessed. It discussed the importance of developing healthcare professionals’ knowledge and understanding of the BNF to enable safe and effective prescribing, dispensing, administration and monitoring of medicines.

What did you learn from the CPD activity, feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The BNF is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for healthcare professionals. I have learned that the information in the BNF is independent of the pharmaceutical industry, authenticated

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