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Guidelines summaries at your fingertips

Guidelines app

The Guidelines app — winner of 'Directory of the Year' at the PPA Digital Publishing Awards 2013

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The Guidelines app contains concise summaries of major primary and shared care clinical guidelines from the UK, and covers a wide range of clinical areas. It is fully searchable, contains all the current content from the Guidelines handbook plus additional summaries, and is updated monthly.

If you have a account you can use the Guidelines app free of charge. To claim your free subscription simply enter your email address and password in the login section. This will enable you to access all of the content. UK registered healthcare professionals can register at for free.


The Guidelines app is full of useful features:

  • push notifications
  • quick links within summaries
  • no requirement for an internet connection
  • the ability to email notes
  • the ability to link back to relevant guidelines from within notes
  • bookmark your most read/favourite guideline summaries
  • free to UK registered healthcare professionals thanks to sponsorship from AstraZeneca—information on AstraZeneca's online resource Simply4Doctors is also included within the app. Click here to view more information about Simply4Doctors

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The development of the Guidelines app has been supported by sponsorship from AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca had no input into the design or development of the app. Content for the Guidelines handbook and app has been developed independently by MGP Ltd with no input from AstraZeneca.

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Simply4doctors is AstraZeneca’s online resource portal for UK healthcare professionals.

Registration is free and gives you access to a range of clinical and service information:

  • Medical tools and calculators including health monitoring apps, therapy area calculators and risk indicators
  • Scientific resources including eCME content and information on AZ medicines and clinical trials
  • Printable, shareable patient resources including administration videos, instruction worksheets and symptom checklists.

This site contains educational and promotional material.

Or you can visit our parallel sites simply4nurses and simply4pharmacists.


Date of preparation: February 2015

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