You may be prescribed medicines (tablets or injections) as part of the care plan to help with your recovery.

In some cases there are a number of different drugs available to treat the same illness.  The prescriber working with you will choose which treatment is most appropriate based on your specific needs and health, involving you as fully as possible in that choice.

All medicines have potential side effects which can vary from person to person.  In most people there are no or just mild effects, but for a few people the side effects they experience are more serious. As part of the discussions about your care the person prescribing your course of medication will explain the possible side effects associated with the drugs being recommended for you. 

The Trust has subscribed to the website ‘Choice and Medication’ which offers current information about medication used in the mental health settings explaining the key features, including side effects, for the most common medicines. These are available in an easy to read and understand format, which provides useful information on the medication you may have been prescribed.

Contact Details for Your Local Hospital Pharmacy

Chase Farm Hospital Pharmacy

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday 9am - 12.30pm
Dispensary Chase Farm Hospital - 0208 375 1484/ 1485
Chase Farm Hospital
The Ridgeway 
Enfield, Middlesex
EN2 8JL 

Edgware/ Barnet Pharmacy contact details

Edgware Community Hospital:
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Dispensary Edgware Community Hospital - 0208 732 6873
Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway
Edgware, Middlesex

Barnet General Hospital:
Monday - Friday 9am - 5.20pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm
Dispensary Barnet General Hospital - 0208 216 4652
Barnet Hospital
Wellhouse Lane 
Barnet, Hertfordshire
EN5 3DJ 

St Ann’s Pharmacy contact details

Monday - Friday 9am - 5.15pm, Saturday 8.30am - 12pm
Dispensary St Anns Hospital - 020 8702 5435
St Anns Hospital
St Anns Road
N15 3TH  

Questions, comments or complaints about the Pharmacy Service contact

Katherine Delargy, Deputy Chief Pharmacist
Gbemi Kuforiji, Chief Pharmacist and CD Accountable Officer

St Anns Hospital
St Anns Road
N15 3TH 
Tel: 020 8442 6214/ 020 8702 5435

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