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Guidelines in Practice app

Frequently asked questions

How do I access the Guidelines in Practice app content for FREE?
If you have a GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk account, then you can access the Guidelines in Practice app for FREE:

  1. Download the Guidelines in Practice app from either the iTunes store or Google Play
  2. If you already have a GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk account: simply enter your email address and GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk password within the login section of the Subscriber Management page (shown below) to gain access to all of the journal content.
  3. If you have forgotten your GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk password you can reset it here or within the app.
  4. If you do not have a GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk account: register here. Once you have registered, you can use your GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk login details to access the content of the Guidelines in Practice app

Enter email address and GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk password.

How do I download the Guidelines in Practice app?
Visit the iTunes App Store or Google play to download the Guidelines in Practice app. The app will then appear as an icon in your newsstand.

What devices are the Guidelines in Practice app available on?
The Guidelines in Practice app is available on iPhones, iPads, and all Android devices.

How much does the Guidelines in Practice app cost?
If you are a healthcare professional, and you have a GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk account, you can read the Guidelines in Practice app free of charge by entering your email address and GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk password into the Subscriber Management section of the app.  If you are not a registered healthcare professional you will need to pay to access the content of the app.

How do I register for GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk?
Click here to register for GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk

How do I purchase the Guidelines in Practice app?
You can download the Guidelines in Practice app for free if you are a healthcare professional using your GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk login details; however if you are not a healthcare professional you can chose from the subscription options when you try to read an edition. Your subscription will start with the latest available issue and you will have a choice of:

  • 1 year at £26.99
  • 6 months at £15.99
  • Single issue at £3.99

How often is the Guidelines in Practice app updated?
The Guidelines in Practice app is updated every month with the monthly edition and its associated projects, but there are also news feeds from our website GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk that update throughout each month.

What will a one-off purchase of the Guidelines in Practice app entitle me to?
A one off purchase will give you access to the content of a chosen edition of Guidelines in Practice; you will have access to this content for an unlimited amount of time.  

What does a 6-or-12 month subscription entitle me to?
Buying a subscription to the Guidelines in Practice app will mean that you can access the content of the Guidelines in Practice app for that set period. You will not have access to back issues.

Can I substitute my print copy of Guidelines in Practice for a tablet version?
Click here to unsubscribe from receiving the print copy of Guidelines in Practice (links to a pre-populated email asking to stop receiving Guidelines in Practice )

Why have you launched the Guidelines in Practice app?
The increasing use of mobile devices by healthcare professionals provided an ideal opportunity to convert the content of Guidelines in Practice into a convenient digital format which is easier for users to access on the move.

What content is available on the Guidelines in Practice app?
The Guidelines in Practice app contains the same evidence-based articles and content on best clinical practice as the printed version, with the added functionality that the tablet edition delivers. You can also access content directly from GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk via the newsfeeds on the Guidelines in Practice app homepage.

What additional features does the Guidelines in Practice app offer?
With the tablet edition you are able to email yourself notes, download particular pages, share useful content with colleagues, and have an easily accessible back catalogue of issues*, with the added benefit of quick navigation of each journal. As well as this you can search the content by keyword and read issues online without downloading to your device.

*available to healthcare professionals only

How is content from the Guidelines in Practice app made available for offline reading?
If you are in a wifi area you can read the Guidelines in Practice app online without the need to download the edition to your tablet or smart phone device. If you want to save Guidelines in Practice for later offline reading, please download the edition by clicking on the download button on the home page.

How can I give my feedback?
You can leave feedback on the iTunes App Store and Google play. If you need to report a problem you are having with the Guidelines in Practice app please click here to visit the support page

How can I save articles?
You can save any page to your container app: simply click on the options icon at the top of the page and select download this page.

How can I make notes?
You can email yourself a link an edition by selecting the options icon at the top of the page; you will then be able to add notes on this email on your reflective learning.

How do I report a problem within the Guidelines in Practice app?
Please click here to visit the support page

How do I cancel my subscription?
Subscriptions are non-refundable. If you feel you have downloaded Guidelines in Practice by mistake, please contact your operating system provider.