The British National Formulary for Children is the first choice for concise medicines information for children. Trusted by healthcare professionals across the world to support confident decision-making at the point of care. The new edition provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines to children, plus legal and professional guidelines. Recommendations in the BNF for Children have been constructed on the basis of authoritative sources, emerging evidence, best practice guidelines and advice from a network of paediatric experts. The process is overseen by a paediatric formulary committee.