King's Pharmacy

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

Picking up prescriptions

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

Prescriptions we can't accept

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 has moved to a new, larger, purpose-built building. It is on the King's College Hospital campus and the entrance is on Denmark Hill. See the Outpatients' Pharmacy location map for details.

Pharmacy main reception, tel 020 3299 3347

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

Inpatients' Pharmacy

The Inpatients' Pharmacy is on the ground floor of Hambleden Wing. Enter the Hambleden wing main entrance and walk along the central corridor, and you will see it on your right.

Pharmacy main reception, tel 020 3299 3347

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

Caldecot Centre pharmacy, Caldecot Road

Caldecot Centre, King's College Hosptal

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

  • Mon 9am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Tues 9am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Wed 1pm – 5.30pm
  • Thurs 8am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Friday 9am – 4.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)

Closed on bank (public) holidays.

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 licensed Aseptic (sterile) Unit prepares more than 20,000 products each year including chemotherapy infusions and specialist feeds (total parenteral nutrition feeds/TPNs) for adults and children.

Medicines Helpline and Information Service

This is available Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm and is provided with Guy’s & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

For patients

For general enquiries and help with your medicines call our pharmacy on 020 3299 3347 and choose option 5.

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 medicines supplies, please call our pharmacy on 020 3299 3347 and choose option 5.

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 3347 and choose option 5.

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