The Pharmacy department provides an integrated pharmaceutical service to the Yeovil District Hospital, St. Margaret’s Somerset Hospice, community hospitals in both Somerset and Dorset as well as Dorset prisons. The main pharmacy is situated on Level 3 of the main building where all services for wards, departments, Community hospitals, external users, clinics and outpatient dispensing are based.

Main Contact Numbers:

Dispensary Telephone number: 01935 384940
Dispensary Fax number: 01935 384667
Pharmacy Office Telephone number: 01935 384947
Medicines Information Telephone number: 01935 384937
Pharmacy Distribution number: 01935 384310

Opening times:

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5.30pm
Saturday – 9am to 12.30pm
Sunday – 10am to 12pm

Medicines helpline

If you have any questions about the medicines you’ve received to take home from hospital, you can contact our free, confidential medicines helpline. The helpline is run by our team of experienced hospital pharmacists who help answer any questions you, your relatives or carers might have.

The helpline is for questions about medicines you have received at our hospital only. For advice relating to other medicines, please contact your GP or community pharmacist.

Examples of questions you might want to ask are:

  • When and how often should I take my medicine?
  • Are there any possible side-effects?
  • I think there is a problem or error with the medicines I have been given?
  • Can I take other medication at the same time?
  • How do I get more supplies of my medicines?

The helpline is open Monday-Friday 2-3pm.

Telephone: 01935 383121

Email: medicines.information@ydh.nhs.uk

UK Medicines Information User Satisfaction Survey

If you have recently used the Pharmacy Medicines Information Service at Yeovil District Hospital, please click here to access the anonymous feedback form.  Your feedback will provide us with valuable information to allow us to improve the service we offer you.