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

Picking up 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 and opening hours

Outpatients' pharmacy

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

Pharmacy main reception, tel 020 3299 3347

Opening hours:

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

Please note that on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 2019, the Outpatient Pharmacy will be closed for works.

During this time, all outstanding prescriptions, walk-ins and emergency prescriptions can be collected from the Private Patients & Clinical Trials Room. This is located opposite the large Costa Coffee Shop in the main corridor of Hambleden Wing and will be open from 9am to 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.

Opening times:

  • Monday 9am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Tuesday 9am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Wednesday 1pm – 5.30pm
  • Thursday 8am – 5.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)
  • Friday 9am – 4.30pm (closed 1 – 2pm)

Closed on bank (public) holidays.

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