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Taranaki DHB Pharmacy Services

Cancer Network Group Service


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Taranaki DHB provides pharmacy services to inpatients at Taranaki Base and Hāwera Hospitals.

Services offered by Taranaki DHB's Hospital Pharmacy Department include:

  • Clinical Ward Pharmacy - medicines reconciliation, medicine therapy assessment, promoting quality, safe, cost effective therapy to ensure the best outcomes for the patient and the organisation
  • Maintenance of clinical treatment guidelines
  • Medicine utilisation information
  • Pharmaceutical supply - provision of all inpatient medication
  • Non-sterile manufacturing
  • Clinical check of chemotherapy/MAB charts
  • Chemotherapy/MAB supply
  • Patient counselling and yellow medication cards, on request

The Hospital Pharmacy is not able to do outpatient dispensing.


Our team is made up of clinical pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and an electronic medication management team.

How do I access this service?


We are an inpatient based service. If necessary, your treating team can facilitate contact with us.

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8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat – Sun9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

We also run a 24/7 on-call service for clinical or supply issues.

Services Provided

Hospitals and cancer treatment centres

  • Public hospitals

Cancer Types

Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Lung, Breast, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Prostate, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Sarcoma, Childhood Cancers, Others


Contact Details

Level One, Main Corridor
Taranaki Base Hospital
David Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

Level One, Main Corridor
Taranaki Base Hospital
David Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

23 David Street
New Plymouth 4310

This page was last updated at 8:09AM on September 3, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB Pharmacy Services.