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Nursing and Health Sciences Subject Guide

Learn about key library resources for studying health sciences


The BNF and BNF for children are available from Use the search box at the top of the page to look for a drug name or interaction.

BNF is also available via App from your App store.

NHS Scotland National Antimicrobial Guidance

The information and resources you will find on NHS Scotland's national antimicrobial guidance templates provide examples that may be used by NHS Scotland health boards for local/health board specific guidance.

Available in website format and App called Antimicrobial Companion. 


Polypharmacy Guidance Webpage

New & updated Polypharmacy Guidance webpage was created by Scottish Government and NHS Scotland in 2015.

App is also available for Apple and Android.


Drug calculations


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Other prescribing resources