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LSBU Harvard Referencing: British National Formulary (BNF) (print)

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Although the web version is hosted by NICE, the content is still compiled by the Joint Formulary Committee.

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Joint Formulary Committee
  • Year of publication
  • Title and number
  • Place of publication
  • BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press.



Joint Formulary Committee (Year of publication) Title and number. Place of publication: BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press.



Joint Formulary Committee (2017) British National Formulary, 73. London: BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press.

In-text citation: (Joint Formulary Committee, 2017)



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