Patients & Visitors

Pharmacy Department

Medicines Helpline

Monday to Friday
9.00am - 11.00am, and 2.00pm - 4.30pm


(calls outside these hours may be answered if a pharmacist is available)

The RUH Medicines Helpline is run by pharmacists who can answer your questions about medicines given to you by the RUH in the last 4 weeks.

Don't forget there should also be an information leaflet inside every medicine box.

You can also find reliable information about medicines on the following web sites:

  • NHS Choices
    Information on diseases, medicines and health services in general.
  • Patient UK
    Information about a wide variety of medicines and diseases.
  • Net Doctor
    Information about a wide variety of medicines and diseases.
  • X-PIL
    Medicine information leaflets for people with sight problems.
  • Best Use of Medicines in Pregnancy
    Information on the effects that medicines, recreational drugs and chemicals may have on an unborn baby.
  • Medicines for Children
    Information about giving medicines to children.
  • THINK! Drug Driving
    Information about driving safely and legally after taking medicines.

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