This page gives information about our onsite pharmacies for patients, including locations and opening times.


We dispense medicines to all our patients who have a white prescription form provided by a King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust clinician.

We cannot dispense medicine for the following prescriptions. Please take these to a retail pharmacy:

  • prescriptions from your doctor that are on a green (FP10) form
  • prescriptions from your GP.

Locations and opening hours

Outpatients’ pharmacy

The Outpatients’ pharmacy entrance is on Denmark Hill. See the Outpatients’ pharmacy location map for details.

Tel: 020 3299 6873

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 9pm
  • Weekends and bank (public) holidays: 9am to 5pm

Caldecot Centre pharmacy

The Caldecot Centre pharmacy is on Caldecot Road, which is opposite the Golden Jubilee wing entrance.

The Caldecot Centre pharmacy provides medications, and advice on taking them, to King’s patients who are living with HIV.

Medicines information and advice

For patients

For general enquiries and help with your medicines, call our pharmacy on 020 3299 3347 and choose option 5. Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you have recently been an inpatient at King’s College Hospital and have a question about your medicine supplies, please contact the ward you were discharged from.

If you are an outpatient requiring information about your medicine supplies, please call our pharmacy on 020 3299 6873. Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

For healthcare professionals

If you have a medicines information query please call or page the relevant clinical pharmacy team or call our pharmacy on 020 3299 0355. Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

For urgent enquiries outside these times, please contact the on-call pharmacist via King’s College Hospital switchboard on 020 3299 9000.

What we do

The Pharmacy department at King’s College Hospital supplies all the medicines used in the hospital and dispenses more than 650,000 items each year. We advise medical and nursing staff on which medicines to use and how to use them, and advise patients on managing their medicines.

Our unlicensed preparation unit (section 10 exemption) prepares more than 20,000 products each year including chemotherapy infusions and specialist feeds (total parenteral nutrition feeds) for adults and children.