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RATs collection at our pharmacy is contactless

Please call the pharmacy prior to picking up your RATs and we will organise to bring them out to your car when you arrive

Today

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

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 healthcare provider.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 testing

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

 

RATs collection at our pharmacy is contactless

Please call the pharmacy prior to picking up your RATs and we will organise to bring them out to your car when you arrive

Description

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. Your pharmacist 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 are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.  

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

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions. 

Dispensary Manager

Nai Yeat

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in

Hours

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Wed9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr). Open Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM).

Services Provided

Clozapine dispensing

It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…

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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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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.

Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

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…

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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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Disability aids

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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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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Incontinence products

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.

Specialised wound care

Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.

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.

Vaccines

  • Influenza (flu) 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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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

Flu vaccinations are free for…

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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.

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Taranaki

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Shop 13
Centre City Shopping Centre
11 Gill Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Shop 13
Centre City Shopping Centre
11 Gill Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

This page was last updated at 10:53AM on June 3, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy New Plymouth.