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We work with and support all our services, wards and clinics to provide you with the right treatment and make sure that you’re getting the best out of your medicines.

Our services include:

  • Clinical pharmacy service
  • Medicines information
  • Dispensing and distributing medication
  • Clozapine clinic
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Education and training

We can answer any questions you have about your medicines, including any worries you have about side effects.

If you need to report a side effect from your medicine, you can use the Yellow Card reporting system.

0118 960 5074

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10am - 1pm 10am - 1pm 10am - 1pm 10am - 1pm 10am - 1pm Closed Closed

Our formulary is list of approved medicines we can supply you with. We use it alongside other resources to make sure that we’re giving you a safe and appropriate prescription.

You can see our full list of approved mental health medicines on the West Berkshire Formulary website.

You can find out more about mental health conditions and medicines on our Choice and Medication website.

Berkshire Healthcare Choice and Medication website

You can also find information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Royal College of Psychiatrists website

We’re committed to researching and improving the way we use medicines. To do this, we work closely with our Research and Development team on clinical trials that include medicines and also carry out our own research on medicines related topics. These include attitudes and processes around prescribing and how to make them more efficient and safe.

You can find out about our research, and take part in trials.

Berkshire Healthcare Research and Development

You can contact our Pharmacy service between the following hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm