The Pharmacy at The Royal Marsden provides and supervises the use of all medicines prescribed in the hospital. The pharmacy team reviews each prescription regularly to ensure medicines are being used in the best way for patients.

If you have any questions about the service, please ask a member of the pharmacy team. 

Please note, if you are a patient, or patient representative, you will need to contact our outpatient pharmacy.

Where to find us

The Royal Marsden Pharmacy has two separate dispensaries, an inpatient dispensary and a research dispensary (research prescriptions). Both can be found next to each other, on site at The Royal Marsden, at the following locations:

Chelsea Hospital – located on the ground floor in the Wallace Wing

Sutton Hospital - located on the ground floor, close to the main entrance

How to contact us

Chelsea In-patient Dispensary

Tel: 0207 808 2423

Chelsea Research Dispensary

Tel: 0207 808 2868

Sutton In-patient Dispensary

Tel: 0208 661 3235

Sutton Research Dispensary

Tel: 0208 661 3091

If you are a patient or patient representative, please contact our outpatient pharmacy. Contact details can be found by clicking the RM Medicines link at the bottom of this page or clicking the button below. 

Contact our outpatient pharmacy

Inpatient dispensary opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm
  • Saturday, 9am – 12noon
  • Sunday, closed

Research dispensary (research prescriptions) opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday, closed
  • Sunday, closed

Meet the Senior Pharmacy Team

Helen Benson, Chief Pharmacist, Joseline Tan, Head of Radiopharmacy and Technical Services, Lucia Van Bruggen, Lead Pharmacist, Paediatric Oncology, Anita McWhirter, Head of Clinical Services, Emma Foreman, Consultant Pharmacist, Cancer Services, Suraya Quadir, Head of Governance/Medicines Safety Officer, Tim McCarthy, Drug Resource Manager, Ilves Sanna, Lead Pharmacist, Clinical Research & Development