Our team of children’s pharmacists and technicians work across The Royal London, Whipps Cross and Newham to make sure medicines are prescribed and administered safely and effectively. 

If your child is prescribed medicines during their hospital visit, our specially trained team can offer advice and answer questions. 

We have an inpatient pharmacy service open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with a reduced service over the weekend and an outpatient pharmacy service open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. 

Informtion for parents/carers

If you have any questions about your child's medicines, contact our medicines information helpline:

Telephone: 0208 535 6971
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Medicines for Children is a useful website with leaflets designed specifically for children and parents/carers with information on many medicines used in children's healthcare. 

Information for professionals

Medicines information helpline
Telephone: 0208 535 6971
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Meet the team

  • Consultant Paediatric Pharmacist -Nanna Christiansen
  • Operational Service Lead Pharmacist (Women’s and Children’s) – Alice Lo
  • Highly Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist (RLH) – Emily Siu
  • Highly Specialist Neonatal and Parental Nutrition  Pharmacist (RLH) – Jaini Shah
  • Highly Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist (NUH) – Rifat Afzal/Luqman Ahmed
  • Highly Specialist Women’s Pharmacist – Veronica Chorro-Mari
  • Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist (WCUH) – Olapeju Bolarinwa
  • Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist (RLH) – Laura Mattis
  • Specialist Neonatal Pharmacist - Rotational
  • Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist (RLH & NUH) - Rotational 
  • Rotational Pharmacist (WCUH & RLH) - Rotational
  • Pharmacy Technicians - Jasper Thomson & Rotational