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Toxicology services




Phone: 020 7188 5848

We answer the phone from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Out of hours, please leave a message. We will listen to it on the next working day.

Address: 3rd floor, Block C, South Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH


We treat patients suffering from poisoning related to medicines, drugs and chemicals.

Our service is led by:

  • 3 consultant clinical toxicologists
  • 2 emergency physicians with an interest in clinical toxicology

They are supported by:

  • a team of junior doctors
  • a database scientist
  • researchers


We see inpatients and outpatients and work with the liaison psychiatry and addictions service. 

Toxicology consultants:

  • Dr John Archer

Poisons advice

If you are a member of the public and have any enquiries concerning poisoning or overdose, phone NHS 111 or go to 111 online