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Almost all patients receive some sort of medicine during their time in the hospital. We make sure the medicines you take are safe, appropriate and cost-effective.

Our team includes a variety of people, including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy support workers and clerical staff. You may come across some of these people during your hospital stay.

The pharmacy supplies medicines and pharmaceutical expertise to the wards and departments of the hospital.

Our team dispense hospital prescriptions and make sure that you understand your treatment. We also prepare injections to treat cancer and infections, and nutrition that goes directly into the bloodstream.

Dispensary opening times and telephone numbers

Southampton General Hospital outpatient dispensary

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday 9am to 1pm
  • Call 023 8120 5789

Southampton General Hospital inpatient dispensary

  • Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays, 9.30am to 4pm
  • Call 023 8120 4161

Royal South Hants Hospital dispensary

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9.15am to 5pm
  • Call 023 8120 2841 or email