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Pharmacy

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

Prescriptions

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

Outpatients’ pharmacy, Denmark Hill

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

Opening hours

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

Contact details

  • Tel: 020 3299 6873

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 advice or information about your medicines, contact our pharmacy helpline on:

Available Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm, excluding bank (public) holidays.

If you are an outpatient needing information about supply or delivery of your medicines please call our Outpatient pharmacy.

For healthcare professionals

If you have an enquiry about a discharge or outpatient medicines please contact the pharmacy helpline on:

Available Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm, excluding bank (public) holidays.

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. This includes chemotherapy infusions and specialist feeds (total parenteral nutrition feeds) for adults and children.