Do you work for the NHS in England, Scotland or Wales?

BMJ Best Practice is now being provided to all NHS healthcare professionals in these regions.

How to access BMJ Best Practice via OpenAthens

  1. Visit
  2. Click 'Log in' and select the 'Access through your institution' option
  3. Search for your organisation and sign in with your username and password.
    You will then be taken back to BMJ Best Practice.
  4. Once you have logged in to BMJ Best Practice, you can create a free personal account - it's easy to do and only takes a minute to set up. Your personal account details will enable you to access BMJ Best Practice anywhere, download the award-winning app and track your CME/CPD activity.

Don’t have an OpenAthens account?

Eligible NHS healthcare professionals can create an OpenAthens account here:


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