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Cromwell Pharmacy

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8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Please call us if you want to come in and get your vaccine.  Walk ins may not be available every day.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Appointments can be made via the Ministry's dedicated website BookMyVaccine.co.nz

Description

Welcome to Cromwell Pharmacy.  We have been looking after locals and visitors to Cromwell since 1874.  We are very proud of our heritage.

At Cromwell Pharmacy, our pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. We will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Dispensary Manager

Kelsi Fastier

Charges

Your medicine price may vary depending on the subsidy price negotiated by Pharmac.

A co-payment is incurred when you present a prescription - it may be $5, or $15 depending on the prescriber or Medical Practice.

A premium may be charged if the prescribed medicine is not fully subsidised. For medicines which are not included in the Pharmaceutical Schedule, you will be expected to pay the full cost of the medicine.

Additional charges may be incurred by the use of phone/fax for your prescription, reports printed, deliveries, compliance packaging, special procure or emergency supplies of medicine.  To avoid these charges please ask a staff member.

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

If you require advice outside of our opening hours, please phone 0274 953 353.  After-hours call-outs will incur a fee.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English, Filipino

Services Provided

Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…

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Methadone dispensing

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB methadone programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been agreed.

Could new methadone clients…

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Smoking cessation

Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.

Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C

This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…

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Blister packs

This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…

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Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…

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Medicine & needles disposal service

Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…

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Needle exchange service

This pharmacy is part of the needle exchange service and is happy to assist with the disposal of unwanted sharps in a safe, hygienic manner and provide clean needles for…

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Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.

Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Please call us if you want to come in and get your vaccine.  Walk ins may not be available every day.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you…

More

Home deliveries

We will happily deliver prescriptions to homes and workplaces provided someone will be there to accept them.  There is a nominal charge of $5 for this safe and confidential service,…

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Repeat reminder services

With your consent, we will sign you up to our free repeat reminder service, designed to help busy people remember to collect their repeats on a regular basis.  Reminders can…

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JP services

It just so happens that our Proprietor Pharmacist Jackie Hamilton is a NZ accredited Justice of the Peace.  This is handy when you have documents to be signed, certified, witnessed,…

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Vaccines

  • Cholera vaccine
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) vaccine

Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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Aseptic dispensing

This pharmacy is approved to do aseptic dispensing. This includes preparing eye drops and sterile syringes (for syringe drivers). These products are made by our staff in a sterile environment…

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Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give MMR vaccines. The MMR vaccination is free for people aged from 16 to 49 years (inclusive).

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Parking

There are three dedicated pharmacy car parks at our back door which is accessible from Waenga Dr, near the Cromwell Medical Centre.  Please feel free to use them remembering that due to Mall congestion you should park for a maximum of 20 minutes only.

Region

Central Lakes

Contact Details

22 The Mall, Cromwell

Central Lakes

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CromwellPharmacy

Twitter: @crompharm

Instagram: @cromwellpharmacy

Pharmacy Manager: Kelsi Fastier RegPharmNZ MPS BPharm

Proprietor Pharmacist:  Jackie Hamilton JP RegPharmNZ MPS BPharm (HonsI) MNZCP

22 The Mall
Cromwell
Otago 9310

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Street Address

22 The Mall
Cromwell
Otago 9310

Postal Address

PO Box 13
Cromwell 9342

This page was last updated at 7:05PM on October 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Cromwell Pharmacy.