Published: September 2012

The New Zealand Formulary is Now Available

Prescriber Update 33(3): 30
September 2012

The New Zealand Formulary (NZF) is available free of charge for use across primary and secondary care. The NZF is based on the British National Formulary (BNF) and specifically adapted for New Zealand.

The NZF is a concise and comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals looking for high quality and up to date information about medicines that are used in New Zealand. It also provides Medsafe and PHARMAC information in one place.

This information available at the point of care will promote consistency of practice across New Zealand, reduce medication errors and promote safer and more appropriate medicines management.

The NZF is available via and a downloadable eBook.